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2986T Marlborough
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Seventeen Books on Chinese Bronzes

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


Seventeen Books on Chinese Bronzes, National Palace Museum, Gu gong tong jing te zhan tu lu (Catalogue of Special Exhibition of Bronze Mirrors in the National Palace Museum); Yu, Chinese Bronze Mirrors Guide, Chinese edition; Chou, Circles of Reflection: Carter Collection of Chinese Bronze Mirrors; National Palace Museum, Masterpieces of Chinese Bronze Mirrors in the National Palace Museum; Nakano, Bronze Mirrors from Ancient China: Donald H. Graham, Jr. Collection; Mowry, China's Renaissance in Bronze: Robert H. Clague Collection of Later Chinese Bronzes, 1100-1900; Elisseeff, Bronzes Archaiques Chinois au Musee Cernuschi, volume 1 only, all published; Loehr, Ritual Vessels of Bronze Age China; Museum of East Asian Art, Inaugural Exhibition: Chinese Metalwares and Decorative Arts; Hirth, Chinese Metallic Mirrors; Bussagli, Chinese Bronzes; Karlgren, Chinese Bronzes: Natanael Wessen Collection; Watson, Ancient Chinese Bronzes; Loveday, Chinese Bronzes: Ashmolean Museum; Deydier, Bronzes Chinois; Rawson (introduction), Chinese Bronzes of Yunnan; and Pope, Freer Chinese Bronzes, volume 1 only.
Estimate $200-250

Some shelf wear to paper bound volumes and to Freer.

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Donald H. Graham , Jr., Robert H. Clague, Natanael Wessen, China