No date. (circa1860). Stock ID #152414
12 delicate small pith paintings in album. Each painting is held in place by means of a blue ribbon border. The paintings are in particularly good condition for an album of 19th century pith paintings with only five paintings showing any minor damage at all. Patterned woven fabric binding recased with modern silk spine, fabric ties. Inscription front free endpaper. This album illustrates Chinese pastimes including 3 images with Chinese traditional musical instruments; they are Xiao (flute), Huqin (string instrument) and Luo (percussion instrument). (When referring to this item please quote stockid 152414).