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Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Rare framed and matted antique Chinese painting of fish. Painted on pith paper with gouache in bold
Category

Early 19th Century Other Art Style Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache

  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
H 13 in W 17.5 in D 1.25 in
Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Rare framed and matted antique Chinese painting of fish. Painted on pith paper with gouache in bold
Category

Early 19th Century Other Art Style Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache

  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
H 13 in W 17.5 in D 1.25 in
Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Rare framed and matted antique Chinese painting of fish. Painted on pith paper with gouache in bold
Category

Early 19th Century Other Art Style Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache

  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
  • Chinese Pith Painting of Fish
H 13 in W 17.5 in D 1.25 in
Set of Three Chinese Pith Paintings of Fish
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Set of three rare framed and matted antique Chinese paintings of fish. Painted on pith paper with
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Paintings

Materials

Paper

Set of Five 19th Century Chinese Export Pith Paintings
Located in Norton, MA
and silk, whose purchase was the reason many Europeans traveled to China. Pith is often mistaken for
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Materials

Paper

Set of Three 19th Century Chinese Export Pith Paintings of Junks
Located in Norton, MA
A charming and rare set of 3 Chinese gouaches of sailing vessels/ junks, painted on pith paper, no
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Materials

Paper

Set of Six 19th Century Chinese Export Gouache Paintings on Pith Paper
Located in Stamford, CT
reason many Europeans traveled to China. Pith is often mistaken for rice paper for those unfamiliar with
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

Materials

Paper

Antique Chinese Gouache Pith Painting
Located in Bradenton, FL
Fantastic framed and matted antique Chinese painting of a village scene. Painted on pith paper with
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

Materials

Paint

7 Chinese Export Gouache Paintings on Pith Paper
Located in Norton, MA
This listing is for a beautiful set of 7 Chinese Export Gouache (watercolor) paintings on rice/pith
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Materials

Paper

Set Of Twelve Chinese Framed Pith Paper Watercolors
Located in Essex, MA
Set of twelve with cream colored faux bamboo frames. Each depicting Chinese furniture and interiors.
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Prints

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

Chinese Watercolors of Exotic Fruit on Pith Paper
Located in Downingtown, PA
with a green inner bezel.   China Trade watercolours although produced as early as the late 18th
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

Materials

Paper

Set Of Six Chinese Export Paintings on Pith Paper
Located in Bradenton, FL
Set of six Chinese Export paintings on pith (rice) paper. The paintings depict Chinese
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

Materials

Paper

[CHINESE EXPORT WATERCOLOURS ON PITH PAPER]. - Botanical Studies
Located in London, GB
[CHINESE EXPORT WATERCOLOURS ON PITH PAPER]. A Group of 10 Flowers and Butterflies. mid to late
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Late 19th Century Naturalistic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Rice Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

[CHINESE EXPORT WATERCOLOURS ON PITH PAPER]. - Botanical Studies.
Located in London, GB
[CHINESE EXPORT WATERCOLOURS ON PITH PAPER]. Group of 12 flowers and insects. Mid to late
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Late 19th Century Naturalistic Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Watercolor, Rice Paper

Antique Chinese Rice Paper Pith Painting '19th Century'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique Chinese rice paper pith painting. It shows a group gathering of men and women. Pith paper
Category

Antique 19th Century Prints

Materials

Paper

Set of Twelve Chinese Watercolors on Pith Paper of Insects
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Rare and remarkable set of twelve 19th century Chinese watercolors on pith paper depicting moth
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Paintings

Materials

Paint

Early 19th Century Chinese Botanical Butterfly Watercolor on Pith Paper
Located in London, GB
A 19th century Qing dynasty Chinese watercolor featuring a botanical scene. A broken branch
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

Set of Six Chinese Canton Watercolors on Pith Paper Depicting Royals
Located in Bradenton, FL
A charming and rare set of six Chinese gouaches of male and female nobility in various costumes
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

Materials

Paper

Antique Chinese Export Gouache Paintings on Rice/Pith Papers, 19th Century
Located in Norton, MA
This listing is for a beautiful set of Chinese Export Gouache (watercolor) Paintings on Rice/Pith
Category

Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Materials

Paper

Collection of Five 19th Century Chinese Export Gouache Portraits on Pith Paper
Located in London, GB
A Collection of Five 19th Century Chinese Export Gouache Portraits on Pith Paper C.1850 Depicting
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

Materials

Paper

Set of Six Chinese Watercolours on Pith Paper Depicting Artisans Canton, 1835
Located in Uckfield, Sussex
; these paintings are no exception. These types of export paintings were highly regarded Chinese mementos
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

Materials

Paper

Set of Six Chinese Canton Watercolours on Pith Paper Depicting Interior Scenes
Located in Uckfield, Sussex
Chinese Empire, and their ladies in watercolor and gouache on pith paper. The use of pith keeps the paint
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

Materials

Paper

Chinese Qing Dynasty Watercolour and Gouache on Pith Paper, Canton, C.1835
Located in London, GB
Chinese Qing Dynasty watercolour and gouache on Pith paper, Canton C.1835. Capturing Canton life
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Antique 1830s Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

Materials

Paper

Antique Pith Painting of Birds
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Charming framed and matted antique Chinese painting of birds. Painted on pith paper with gouache in
Category

Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Paintings

Materials

Paper

  • Antique Pith Painting of Birds
  • Antique Pith Painting of Birds
  • Antique Pith Painting of Birds
  • Antique Pith Painting of Birds
H 13 in W 17.5 in D 1.25 in
Complete Set of Twelve Chinese Export Pith Paintings Framed in "Solid Ebony"
Located in Norton, MA
/ Pith Papers. The paintings depict the traditional Chinese living culture of a man in old China from his
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Materials

Paper

19th Century Chinese Export Gouache Portraits on Pith Paper
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mr. Giallo is opening his personal vault to sell a collection of his treasured antiques he's held on for so long. ABOUT ITEM Please contact if you'd love more details. MORE ON VITO...
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Antique 19th Century Paintings

Materials

Paper

Set of Twelve Chinese Watercolors on Pith Paper of Insects
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Rare and remarkable set of twelve 19th century Chinese watercolors on pith paper depicting moth
Category

Early 19th Century Other Art Style Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

Pair of Antique 19th C. Chinese Rice Paper Pith Watercolor Paintings Man & Woman
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique Chinese Export rice paper pith watercolor paintings. Featuring a man and woman in blue
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Export Paintings

Materials

Giltwood, Paint, Paper

Framed 19th Century Gouache - Four Chinese Figure Studies on Pith Paper
Located in Corsham, GB
. Because of the nature of pith and its cellular structure, the gouache used by the Chinese sits on the
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19th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache

China Export Watercolour on Pith Paper: A Set of Twelve Processions
Located in London, GB
[China Export Water-colours on Pith Paper] A Set of Twelve Processions. China, ca. 1870]. Water
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1870s Other Art Style Figurative Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Rice Paper

Framed 19th Century Gouache - Four Chinese Figure Studies on Pith Paper
Located in Corsham, GB
These four Chinese figure studies in gouache have been vibrantly coloured, with a meticulous level
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19th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache

6 Large Chinese Export Gouache Paintings "Pua Gua" on Pith Paper by George Mason
Located in Norton, MA
This listing is for a beautiful set of 6 large Chinese Export Gouache (watercolor) Paintings on
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Materials

Paper

Antique Pith Painting of Birds
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Charming framed and matted antique Chinese painting of birds. Painted on pith paper with gouache in
Category

Early 19th Century Other Art Style Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache

  • Antique Pith Painting of Birds
  • Antique Pith Painting of Birds
  • Antique Pith Painting of Birds
  • Antique Pith Painting of Birds
H 13 in W 17.5 in D 1.25 in
Antique Chinese Rice Paper Pith Painting of Men and Women '19th century'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique Chinese rice paper pith painting. It shows a group gathering of men and women. Pith paper
Category

Antique 19th Century Prints

Materials

Paper

Two Mandarin Ducks, Circle of Sunqua, Gouache on Pith Paper, Qing Dynasty
By Sunqua
Located in Stockholm, SE
Circle of Sunqua (active 1830-1870) Two Mandarin Ducks pith paper (rice paper) gouache c.1830
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19th Century Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Rice Paper

Set of Eight Chinese Watercolors of Working Women
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Rare antique set of eight Chinese watercolors depicting women in various occupations executed in a
Category

Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

Materials

Paint

China Trade Watercolor Pictures of Junks & Sampans, Set of Five
Located in Downingtown, PA
watercolor paintings on pith paper each depict a different Chinese ship. The pith paper pictures are mounted
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Decorative Art

Materials

Paper

China Trade Watercolor & Gouache Set of Twelve Paintings of Fruit & Flowers
Located in Downingtown, PA
Superb quality painting! China Trade Watercolor & Gouache on pith paper, Set of twelve
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Decorative Art

Materials

Paper

China Trade Set of Six Sunqua Still Life of Fruit & Flowers Paintings
By Sunqua
Located in Downingtown, PA
China trade set of six gouache still life of fruit & flowers on pith paper, Each Signed Sunqua
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

Materials

Paper

Original Liberty London 19th Century Chinese Canton Brush Painting Watercolor
By Liberty & Co.
Located in GB
depicting a scene of typical every day Chinese life retailed through Liberty London. The back label reads
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Modern Paintings and Screens

Materials

Paint

Early 20th Century Watercolour - Chinese Costume
Located in Corsham, GB
A charming and vibrant set of 20th Century Chinese costume studies in traditional gouache and
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Early 20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

Set of Eight Chinese Watercolors of Working Women
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Rare antique set of eight Chinese watercolors depicting women in various occupations executed in a
Category

Early 20th Century Other Art Style Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

Pair of Antique Botanical Pictures of Exotic Flowers and Butterflies
Located in London, GB
, as well as oils and watercolours, which had became one of the staples of the China Trade by the 19th
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Early 20th Century English Chinese Export Paintings

Materials

Paper

Four Antique Pictures of Flowers and Butterflies
Located in London, GB
watercolours, which had became one of the staples of the China Trade by the 19th century. While they were
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Early 20th Century English Chinese Export Paintings

Materials

Paper

Affinity Dining Table in Black Ellipse by Halskov & Dalsgaard Design
Located in Viby J, DK
shavings from the inner pith of the rattan palm). It is an elegant natural detail that contrasts
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Ta...

Materials

Steel

Affinity Round Dining Table, by Halskov & Dalsgaard from Warm Nordic
Located in Viby J, DK
the inner pith of the rattan palm). It is an elegant natural detail that contrasts beautifully with
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Dining Room Tables

Materials

Steel

A Group of twelve Courtiers
Located in London, GB
[CHINESE EXPORT WATERCOLOURS ON PITH PAPER]. Group of 12 Courtiers. Mid to late nineteenth century
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Late 19th Century Other Art Style Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Gouache, Rice Paper

  • A Group of twelve Courtiers
  • A Group of twelve Courtiers
  • A Group of twelve Courtiers
  • A Group of twelve Courtiers
H 10.63 in W 15.24 in D 0.79 in
A Group of twelve Butterflies and Insects .
Located in London, GB
[China Export Watercolours on Pith Paper]. A Group of twelve Butterflies and Insects . [Canton, c
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1860s Qing Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Rice Paper

Group of Eight Exotic Fruit.
Located in London, GB
[CHINESE SCHOOL]. Group of Eight Exotic Fruit. 19th century, c.1880. Group of eight watercolour
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1880s Naturalistic Still-life Prints

Materials

Watercolor

  • Group of Eight Exotic Fruit.
  • Group of Eight Exotic Fruit.
  • Group of Eight Exotic Fruit.
  • Group of Eight Exotic Fruit.
H 9.25 in W 12.75 in D 0.75 in
Chinese Export paintings of flowers and fruit on pith paper
By Sunqua
Located in Surrey, GB
From 1700 Canton, at the mouth of the Pearl River, was the centre of the European trade with China
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Mid-19th Century Other Art Style Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

China Trade Paintings of Boats, Circa 1850
Located in Paris, FR
Four very fine China trade paintings on pith paper depicting boats in silk and bamboo modern frames
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

  • China Trade Paintings of Boats, Circa 1850
  • China Trade Paintings of Boats, Circa 1850
  • China Trade Paintings of Boats, Circa 1850
  • China Trade Paintings of Boats, Circa 1850
H 12.8 in W 17.52 in D 0.79 in
19th Century Chinese Export Watercolor Painting of Pheasants
Located in London, GB
A mid-19th century Chinese export watercolor painting of pheasants presented in a bespoke moon gold
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

Materials

Paper

Very Fine Set of Eight Watercolors of the Production of Silk, Mid-19th Century
Located in New York, NY
Tetrapanax Papyrifera, native to south west China. The pith paper support for the watercolor is extremely
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

Materials

Paper

VIEWS OF CANTON, THE TIGER'S MOUTH, WHAMPOA AND MACAO
Located in Vancouver, BC
Four China Coast watercolours on pith paper, circa 1845, unsigned 1. Canton with American and
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1840s Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

A cut melon
By William Henry Hunt
Located in London, GB
concentrated on the realization of the melon’s various textures, from the corrugated peel and spongey pith to
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19th Century Still-life Paintings

Six Chinese Pith Paintings
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Antique Chinese watercolors miraculously saved for posterity. These paintings have a folky, naive
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Paintings

  • Six Chinese Pith Paintings
  • Six Chinese Pith Paintings
  • Six Chinese Pith Paintings
  • Six Chinese Pith Paintings
H 12 in W 16 in D 1.25 in
Set of Three Chinese Pith Paintings, Price Individually
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Antique Chinese watercolors miraculously saved for posterity. These paintings have a folky, naive
Category

Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Paintings

Collection of 19th Century Chinese Pith Paintings of Torture & Imprisonment
Located in Conwy, GB
Scenes depicting methods of torture including, “Kia Quen”, “Tean Zu” and a “Cangue Yoke”, the others showing sentencing and judgment. Each painting in a narrow ebonised frame with...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

Materials

Silk

Set of Six 19th Century Chinese Export Pith Paintings of Junks
Located in Stamford, CT
A charming and rare set of six Chinese gouaches of sailing vessels, or junks, painted on pith paper
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Decorative Art

Materials

Paper

A pair of 19th Century Chinese Export Rice Pith Paper watercolors of fish
By 19th Century Chinese school
Located in Harkstead, GB
A charming pair of 19th century watercolors on pith (rice) paper of exotic fish. With lovely colour
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19th Century Naturalistic Animal Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor, Rice Paper

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Chinese Pith For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the Chinese pith you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each Chinese pith for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using paper, paint and giltwood. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer Chinese pith, there are earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. A Chinese pith is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Folk Art, Regency and Victorian styles are sought with frequency. Sunqua each produced at least one beautiful Chinese pith that is worth considering.

How Much is a Chinese Pith?

Prices for a Chinese pith can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $316 and can go as high as $42,398, while the average can fetch as much as $4,000.

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