Chinese Shandong Folk Papercutting / Paper Cuts
Shandong Province: Yi Si Te. First Thus. Hardcover. Folio. Accordion fold leaves, featuring 10 elaborate paper cuts of peacocks. With an introductory note tipped in explaining the cuts within as produced by artists from throughout China. Slight shadowing opposite the paper cut peacock on the first page, and similar affect from the introductory note, both on blank pages. Bound in a padded Chinese brocade cloth-covered boards, with title label slightly askew. Near Fine. Item #136
A portfolio of papercuts with peacock designs from artists all over China. The note introduces product sources, characters and themes of the paper cuts, its national and international reach and popularity among all classes of society. Bookseller inventory E061930X1F.