03-18-2017 03-18-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2992B Boston
March 18, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

Ten Bamboo Studio Volumes

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM


Ten Bamboo Studio Volumes, China, four-volume hardcover set including I to IV, a later recut edition published in 1952 by the Rongbao Studio, Beijing, with foreword by Zheng Zhenduo (1898-1958), calligraphed by Yu Feian (1889-1959), woodblock print with some pages using the blind printing technique, each page 12 3/8 x 8 3/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

overall toning, normal wear and tear and traces of water damages to cover, some pages of the volumes with spotty molding, some titles on front covers torn away, scratches to volume III front cover.

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Beijing, China