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Forty Books on Asian Art: A Core Reference and Study Collection

Auction:
2986T
Lot:
1121
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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

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Forty Books on Asian Art: A Core Reference and Study Collection, Hong Kong Urban Council, Ci yi yu hua yi: er shi shi ji qian qi di Zhongguo ci qi (Brush and Clay: Chinese Porcelain of the Early 20th Century); Palace Museum, Qing gong bao zhuang tu dian (Imperial Packing Art of the Qing Dynasty), first edition; Nagasaki, Patterns and Poetry: No Robes from the Lucy Truman Aldrich Collection; Wood, Chinese Glazes; McCarthy (ed.), Scientific Research on Historic Asian Ceramics; Douglas (ed.), Scientific Research on the Sculptural Art of Asia; Clifford, Chinese Carved Lacquer; Kesel, Coromandel Lacquer Screens; Wang, Dictionary of Chinese Ceramics; Reedy, Himalayan Bronzes; Avitabile, From the Dragon's Treasure: Chinese Porcelain of the 19th and 20th Century; Penkala, Magic Blanc de Chine; Allen, Allen's Authentication of Ancient Chinese Ceramics and Allen's Introduction to Later Chinese Porcelain; Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing; Kerr, Later Chinese Bronzes; National Palace Museum, Qing dai hua fa lang te zhan mu lu (Catalogue of a Special Exhibition of Ch'ing-dynasty Painted Enamels); Museum of History, Beijing, Historic Relics Unearthed in New China; Oriental Ceramic Society, Arts from the Scholar's Studio; Schloss, Art of Han; Loehr, Relics of Ancient China from the Collection of Dr. Paul Singer; Lau (ed.), Spirit of Han; Lim, Stories from China's Past: Han Dynasty Pictorial Tomb Reliefs; Chinese Costume Research Group, 5000 Years of Chinese Costumes; National Palace Museum, Great National Treasures of China; Fang, Symbols and Rebuses in Chinese Art; Hong Kong Urban Council, Chinese Jade Animals; Scollard, Shiwan Ceramics; Cort, Joined Colors; Girard-Geslan (ed.), Art of Southeast Asia; Pang, Dragon Emperor; Gordon, Iconography of Tibetan Lamaism, Hacker reprint; Wilpert (ed.), Tibet; Chandra, Buddhist Iconography: Compact Edition; Schroeder, 108 Buddhist Statues in Tibet; Schimmel, Islamic Calligraphy; Soustiel, Ceramique Islamique; Robinson, Persian Paintings in the John Rylands Library; Atil, Islamic Metalwork: Freer Gallery; Allan, Metalwork of the Islamic World: Aron Collection; and Okada, Indian Miniatures of the Mughal Court.
Estimate $700-800

VG to VG+.


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Abraham Cooper, Conservation and restoration of paintings, Craquelure, Painting, Pottery, Retouch, Visual arts

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