Antique Print of a Chinese Temple and Chinese deity Calamija by Valentijn (1726)



Description: Antique print titled ‘Intrede des Chineschen Tempels – De Chineesche God Calamija’. Copper engraving of the entrance of the Chinese Temple in Batavia, Indonesia. Below the Chinese deity Calamija. This print originates from ‘Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën’ by F. Valentijn.


Artists and Engravers: François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and travelled extensively in the VOC’s lands.

  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 21 x 33 cm.
  • Image size: 17.5 x 28 cm.
  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Minor wear and creasing. Please study image carefully.
  • Purchase code: JAK-298