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The Baur Collection, Chinese Ceramics , Volumes I-III.

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2764B
Lot:
385
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Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

The Baur Collection, Chinese Ceramics, Volumes I-III. Geneva: Collections Baur, 1968-1984.
Three quarto volumes, each volume one of 1,000 copies printed, bound in uniform publisher's cloth, with slightly worn dust jackets, illustrated throughout, mostly in color, some plates folding; minor water staining affecting the first sixteen text leaves of volume three, but not the illustrations, 11 x 9 in.
Swiss collector Alfred Baur (1865-1951) acquired Chinese ceramics and other treasures from the Far East for more than forty-five years; his collection is on display at Foundation Baur in Geneva.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


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Alfred Baur, Far East

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