1903 Print Faucher-Gudin Bas-Relief Koyunjik Kufa Gufa Fishing Boat Skin XHA3

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This is an original 1903 halftone print of a gufa, a boat used in the Euphrates-Tigris river system, laden with stones. A fisherman is also featured, sitting astride an inflated animal skin with a fish basket around his neck.

This item is from a limited edition collection of important historical prints of Ancient Egypt produced in 1903. The edition size produced at that time was out of 1,000 and this collection of prints was numbered 763. The edition and number are not present on the individual item but rather was provided for the collection as a whole.

CONDITION

This 108+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.75 x 2.5 inches; 12 x 6 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: oars, fish, mural

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