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Man seated cross-legged and a fantasic snake with bird-like features

Inscription

In plate at bottom: London Printed for Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck opposite Fetter Lane Fleet Street. L.r.: J. Pillement, vic. & Sculp.

Provenance

G. Mathias; from whom purchased by MFA, July 1930.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

A New Book of Chinese Ornaments, plate 5

1755

Catalogue Raisonné

Riotor [1930], vol. 2, cf. pl. 62

Dimensions

Platemark: 42 x 27 cm (16 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.) Sheet: 46 x 28.8 cm (18 1/8 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1260.5

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

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