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Lot 31
A working library of publications about Asian art, mostly Chinese ceramics and jade
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 9,795) inc. premium

Lot Details
A working library of publications about Asian art, mostly Chinese ceramics and jade
Including: Hobson, A Catalogue of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain in the David Collection, London, 1934; National Palace Museum, Kuan Ware of the Sung Dynasty; National Palace Museum, Chun Ware of the Sung Dynasty; Jettmar, Art of the Steppes; Hobson, The Later Ceramic Wares of China; Hobson, The Wares of the Ming Dynasty; Hansford, Chinese Jade Carving; Gorer, Paris Exhibition, 1912; Nott, Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages; C.T.Loo, Chinese Jade; Hetherington, The Early Ceramic Wares of China Waley, An Introduction to the Study of Chinese Painting; Cohn, Chinese Painting; Pope, Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine; Sayer, Ching-Te-Chen; Sayer, T’ao Ya; Sullivan, The Meeting of Eastern and Western Art; Volker, The Japanese Porcelain Trade of the Dutch East India Company; Hunter, Bits of Old China; David, The Shoso-in; Hardinge, Jade: Fact and Fable; Davis, Chinese Jade; Laufer, Chinese Jade; Cox, The Book of Pottery and Porcelain; De Tizac, L’Art Chinois; Fry, Chinese Art; Jenyns, Later Chinese Porcelain; Garner, Chinese and Japanese Cloisonne Enamels; Gompertz, Korean Celadon; Bushell, 'Chinese Pottery and Porcelain; Bushell, Chinese Art; Hunter, The Fan Kwae at Canton; Jenyns, Ming Pottery and Porcelain; Gompertz, Korean Pottery and Porcelain of the Yi Period; D’Argence, Chinese Jades in the Avery Brundage Collection; Burlington Fine Arts Club, Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Art; Historical Relics Unearthed in New China; Kelley, Archaic Chinese Jades; Salmony, Antler and Tongue; Abrams, Two Thousand Years of Oriental Ceramics; Hobson, Chinese Ceramics in Private Ccollections; David, Chinese Connoisseurship; Sullivan, Chinese Ceramics, Bronzes and Jades; Ayers, The Baur Collection; Salmony, Carved Jade of Ancient China; Garner, Oriental Blue and White; Donnelly, Blanc-de-Chine; Du Boulay, Chinese Porcelain; Willis Jade of the East; Loehr, Ancient Chinese Jades; and numerous other bulletins and periodicals,
(a lot, sold not subject to return)

Footnotes

  • Hobson's A Catalogue of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain in the David Collection is one of a numbered edition of 650 copies bound in silk with fine colour plates and detailed descriptions. It is inscribed with a dedication from Sir Percival David to the collector.
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