Chinese Laquered Coffin, and Shrine. 2 Albumen photographs.
Chinese Laquered Coffin, and Shrine. 2 Albumen photographs.

Chinese Laquered Coffin, and Shrine. 2 Albumen photographs.

Ca. 1900. Two photographs, one of a dark shiny laquered coffin arranged on two supports, on verso is a handwritten caption, "Foochan Lacquer, cost 200 pounds."

The second albumen photo is a shrine with many candles surrounding a statue, the title within the photo is "The Emperor Kien [Dung?] in the Shrine of the Temple 500 Genii, Canton", on verso is handwritten, 'Marco Polo in background.' (?) The Marco Polo statue is behind the Emperor's left shoulder.

Photographs 5 3/4 x 4", and 5 3/8 x 4" respectively. Lower corner of the laquer coffin image has a closed tear, both with slight wrinkling not affecting images. Very good condition. Item #25712

Price: $95.00

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