Pair of Carved Shells

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Gazing

An itinerant merchant, 19th century - National Library of Australia - in 清代民間生活行業圖

Two men at the shore are gazing at the lady on the ferry. The men carry a parasol, a fan and an unidentifiable bundle, as itinerant merchants would.

The other shell is showing a very different scene with a boat ...