Up for sale is this phenomenal original vintage folding art book made in china and bound in covers that appear to be silk with images birds and flowers set on a grid motif. The book contains accordion folded pages that allow it to be read either as a book two pages at a time or folded out as one continuous visual story. The pages each feature images on off white paper that have been mounted to the folded white pages bound into the book. The pages include a combination of red and black stamped seals, Written Characters, and Paintings depicting ethereal landscapes and pagoda towers.
Some of the pages appear to have been stamped and the landscape scenes appear to be hand painted or potentially color washed by hand, printed, and then painted by hand to finish. The book contains 9 pages of stamped seals, 5 pages of characters, and two pages of full-page full color landscapes.
The book is in great original condition with some minor foxing apparent on some of the pages. Measures: 8.5 by 4 3/8 by 1 thick. The item "Vintage Chinese Silk Folding Scroll Book Hand Painted Pagoda Scene Seals" is in sale since Saturday, March 31, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Chinese\Fans".The seller is "sage50021" and is located in Ankeny, Iowa. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Uruguay, Canada, Sri lanka, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Montserrat.