1953 Lithograph Chinese Praying Mantis Millet Grain Nature Grass Golden Cricket

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This is an original 1953 color lithograph of a piece by Chinese artist Chi Pai-Shih, which depicts a praying mantis beneath a tuft of millet.

CONDITION

This 58+ 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 the white spot in the bottom margin is just a reflection on the digital image -- it is NOT on the item.

  • Product Type: Original Lithograph; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 11 inches; 19 x 28 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)

Period Paper is pleased to present a simple yet powerful collection of Chinese lithographs featuring delicate botanical and natural subjects. Each fine piece is beautifully executed, in fabulous condition, and would look great framed.

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