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Seventeen Books on Chinese Jade

Auction:
2986T
Lot:
1042
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2986T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 09, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Seventeen Books on Chinese Jade, Yang (ed.), Hua hsia ku yu: Chien sang p'ien (Throughout the Ages: Connoisseurship of Chinese Jades), Qing dynasty parts 1 and 2: vols. 11 and 12 in the series; Rawson, Chinese Jade: From the Neolithic to the Qing; Zou, Xuan li jing ying: Tao shi zhai suo cang Zhongguo gu dai shui jing ma nao qi (Sparkling Splendours: Art of Ancient Chinese Carvings on Rock Crystal and Agate, the Taoshi Zhai Collection); Kleiner, Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman; Keverne (ed.), Jade; Nott, Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages, Tuttle reprint; Oriental Ceramic Society, Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages; Gump, Jade Stone of Heaven; Johnston, 5,000 Years of Chinese Jade; Watson, Chinese Jade Books in the Chester Beatty Library; Myers, Radiant Stones and Language of Adornment: Chinese Ornaments of Jade, Crystal, Amber and Glass; Knight, Later Chinese Jades: Ming Dynasty to Early Twentieth Century; d'Argence, Avery Brundage Collection of Chinese Jades; Kelley, Stones of Virtue: Godfrey Collection; Laufer, Jade; and Zeileis, Ausgewahlte Chinesische Jade aus Sieben Jahrtausenden.
Estimate $350-450

Salmony disbound, binding soiled, internally clean. Nott with cliped fly leaf.
Oriental Ceramic Society Chinese Jade corners bumped.


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Keywords

Avery Brundage, Chien sang p'ien, Simone Hartman, Jade Throughout, Jade Stone, Ming Dynasty, Radiant Stones, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Chinese jade, Hardstone carving, Inosilicates, Jade, Oriental Ceramic Society, Visual arts

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