4628 - 4844 FINE ARTS - JAPANESE PRINTS, DRAWINGS and ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, ORIENTAL and TRIBAL ARTS
= Nice and varied collection of views, birds, deer, insects, flowers and religious and classical subjects (i.a. the Last Supper of Christ (sl. dam.) and Bacchus having his cup filled).
= Chaïkin 90.
AND 1 other similar triptych by the same showing another scene of the same battle.
- Three unobtrusive vertical false folds. Otherwise fine.
- Sl. rubbed and soiled in lower and upper left corners.
- Tipped onto mount; both sheets w. some stitching holes in margin; trifle foxed.
- Trifle fingersoiled in right margin. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXIII.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXI.
= Akua'ba figures are fertility figures and they are carried by women who hope to conceive.
= One showing a mother-figure with five children holding on to her, the other a 'tower' of repetitive human figures.
- A few cracks.
= "Mbulu ngulu" was a figure placed on a tomb for the protection of the deceased.
- Base sl. cracking.