An extensive library on jades, bronzes, and Chinese excavations
Lot 5301W
An Extensive Library of books on Chinese Bronzes, Jades, Sculpture, Painting, and Archaeology.
Sold for US$ 112,240 inc. premium

Lot Details
An Extensive Library of books on Chinese Bronzes, Jades, Sculpture, Painting, and Archaeology.
Consisting of over 400 texts, including, but not limited to the following titles:
The George Eumorfopoulos Collection: Catalogue Of The Chinese & Corean Bronzes, Sculpture, Jades, Jewellery And Miscellaneous Objects. By W. Percival Yetts. Volume One: Bronzes: Ritual And Other Vessels, Weapons, Etc.; Volume Two: Bronzes: Bells, Drums, Mirrors, Etc.; Volume Three: Bronzes: Buddhist Sculpture, Etc. Ernest Benn, Ltd. Bouverie House, London, Linen hard back w/ gold trimmed pages; Chinese Painting - Leading Masters and Principles. By Osvald Siren. Hacker Art Books Inc., New York, 1973, Vols. I-IV, hard back; The Chinese Exhibition. A Commemorative Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Chinese art Royal Academy of Arts. November 1935-March 1936. Faber and Faber Limited, London, hard back; The Seligman collection of Oriental art: Chinese, Central Asian and Luristan Bronzes and Chinese Jades and Sculpture.
By Howard Hansford; The Arts council of Great Britain, London 1957, Vol I, hard back; The Tombs of old Lo –yang: A record of the Construction and Contents of a group of royal Tombs at Chin-ta'un, Honan, probably dating 550 B.C. By William Charles White. Kelly & Walsh, Limited Shanghai 1934, hard back; Chinese Ceramics Bronzes And Jades In the collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow. By Michael Sullivan. Faber and Faber Limited London, 1963, hard back; Illustrated Catalogue Of Chinese-Government Exhibits for the International Exhibition of Chinese Art in London. The Chinese Organizing Committee Nanking, April 1935. Volume I, Bronze; Volume II, Porcelain; Volume III, Paintings; Volume IV Miscellaneous. Chinese and English, hard back; Chinese Art. One Hundred Plates in Colour reproducing Pottery & Porcelain of all periods Jade, Lacquer, Paintings, Bronzes, Furniture etc. By H.L Hobson. New York, McMillan Company, 1922, hard back; Chinese Sculpture. Text from the fifth to the fourteenth century. By Osvald Sirén.Published by Ernest Benn, Ltd. 1925; reprinted by Hacker Art books New York 1970, Vol. I-IV, hard back; Chinese sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. By Alan Priest. New York, 1943, hardback; Collection of Chinese and other Far Eastern Art Assembled By Yamanaka & Company, Inc., Now In Process Of Liquidation Under The Supervision Of The Alien Property Custodian Of The United States Of America 1945; hard back; Chinese Bronze age Weapons: T. Werner Jannings Collection In The Chinese National Palace Museum, Peking. By Max Loehr. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, hard back; Han Tomb Art Of West China. A Collection of first-and Second-Century Reliefs. Richard C. Rudolph In Collaboration With Wen Yu. University of California Press Berkeley and Los Angeles 1951, hard back; Chinese Jade Carvings Of The Xvi'th To The Xix'th Century in The Collection Of Mrs. Georg Vetlesen, An Illustrated Descriptive Record. Compiled by Stanley Charles Nott. Volume One; Produced for private circulation only, 100 copies, Vol I-III; signed 1956.Printed And Made In Great Britain By B.T. Batsford LTD. London, 1939,leather hard back; Shina-Kodo Seikwa Or Selected Relics Of Ancient Chinese Bronzes: Collections in Europe and America. By Suiji Umehara. Part 1, Bronze Vases, Vol I-III; Part II, Ancient Mirrors, Vol. I-II; Part III, Miscellaneous Objects., Vol. I-II. Yamanaka & Co., Osaka, 1933, Linen hard sleeve; Explanatory Notes On Sen-Oku Seii-Shǒ Or The Collection Of Old Bronzes of Baron Sumitomo. By Kosaku Hamada. Kyoto Imperial University, 1921, Part I-II, Bronze Vases and Ceramics; Selected Ancient Bronze Drums Found In China And Southeast Asia. By Wen Yu. Pamphlet; Chen Rentao: Jingui Lun Gu Chuji. Essays On Chinese Antiquities. The First Album Of King-Kwei's Collection. Hong Kong 1952, hard back; Animals In Chinese Art. A Collection Of Examples Selected & Described By H.D'ardenne De Tizac. London: Benn Brothers Limited, 1923, limited edition 38/250 copies, hard cover; Archaeologia Sinica No. 3. Hou Chia Chuang, The Yin-Seng Cemetery site at Anyang, Honan.Volume 11: KPKM1001. Compiled by Kao Ch'u-hsun. Part 2: Plates – Pamphlet - Chinese text w/ English text. Institute of History & Philology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan 1962, Soft cover; Selected Chinese Antiquities From the collection of Gustaf Adolf Crown Prince of Sweden. Stockholm, 1948, soft cover; Chinese Antiquities (Shina Koki Zukō). Arms and Armour. Published by The Academy of Oriental Culture, Tokyo, 1932; Yin Hsu. Ancient Capital Of The Shang Dynasty At An Yang. By Sueji Umehara. Asahi Shinbunsha, Tokyo 1964, hard cover; Chinese Sculpture Han (206 B.C. – A.D, 220) to Sung (A.D. 960 – 1279). The M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco Presents an Exhibition Collection of Jan Kleijkamp and Ellis Monroe. New York, 1944 limited edition 190/500, signed, hard cover; Academia Sinica. The National Research Institute Of History And Philology: Preliminary Reports of EXCAVATIONS AT ANYANG. PART I-IV. Li Chi (ed.). Peiping, 1929 (Chinese text), Soft cover; Old Chinese Porcelain And Works Of Art In China: Description and Illustrations of Articles selected from an Exhibition Held in Shanghai, November, 1908. By A. W. Bahr.Cassell and Company, Limited London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne 1911; hard cover. Other books in this lot cover carving and casting techniques and analysis, many in Chinese.

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