Hard-to-Find Hardback Book - entitled 'THE FIVE HAPPINESSES - Symbolism in Chinese Popular Art by Edouard Chavannes - 1st English Edition - Weatherhill 1973 - Originally published in 1901 in French. Chavannes was a great pioneer in Chinese studies and the book is as relevant now as it was when written; 153 pages, with many illustrations. Condition: Very good with some minor scuffing to dust cover.
Height: 10 1/2 in. Width: 7 3/4 in.
Item #: MT-B0620
PRICE: SOLD THANK YOU
CHINESE CERAMICS, BRONZES & JADE BOOK Sir Alan and Lady Barlow
Rare Hardback book entitled CHINESE CERAMICS, BRONZES & JADES in the Collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow by Michael Sullivan - published by Faber 7 Faber, Ltd. - London - 1963. Sir Alan Barlow built one of the finest private collections of Chinese Art in Great Britain and is expecially noted for it's Tang Wares and Celadons. Divided into sections, it contains over 160 illustrations, mostly black and white. Condition: Very good with minor scuffing and soil on edges and dust cover.
Height: 11 1/4 in. Width: 8 7/8 in.
Item #: MT-B0209
PRICE: $ 98.50
Hard-to-Find Wonderful Softcover Book - "KAIGETSUDO" - Kodansha Library of Japanese Art published in English by Charles Tuttle Company- 1959 with English text by Richard Lane ; 41 plates - 24 in full Color - some Fold-out.
The Kaigetsudo Painters was a small group of Artists that worked for a brief period in the 1st half of the 18th c. and created the universal symbol of Ukiyo-e- the Kaigetsudo courtesan, standing in silent grandeur in brilliant robes in a swirl of dynamic black lines. Condition: Very good - cover- slightly scuffed ; the book plate of a former owner in the front cover condition and a seal on the bottom of the title page.
Size: 6 3/4 in. x 4 1/2 in.
Item #: MT-B0787
PRICE: SOLD THANK YOU
CHINESE PAINTING- VOL. 1, of the Collection Treasures of Asia
A HARD-TO-FIND Old Hardback Book CHINESE PAINTING- VOL. 1, of the Collection ' Treasures of Asia' - Text and Color Plates by the Skira Color Studion- Lausanne - Plates engraved by Guezelle & Renouard, Paris- Printed in Switzerland with an Introduction by James Cahill, Curator of Chinese Art at the Freer Gallery, Washington, D. C. 211 pages, lavishly illustrated with approx 100 Color Plates laid in - 17 Chapters covering Early Figure and Landscape Painting (2nd-9th) and going through each subsequent century through the 18th. Condition: Very good- except that the front cover is beginning to separate somewhat from the spine towards the bottom. It has a bookplate in the front cover from a former owner.
11 1/4 in. x 9 3/4 in.
Item # MT-B0469
PRICE: $ 49.00
NEW ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDS IN CHINA including JADE PRINCE and PRINCESS
A Wonderful Rare/Hard-to-Find Old Softcover Book entitled - NEW ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDS IN CHINA - Foreign Languages Press- Peking 1973 - 72 pages of 'Fabulous and Important' discoveries including the widely publicized 'JADE PRINCE and PRINCESS'. It is nicely illustrated with many color photos. Condition: Very good with minor scuffing to the cover.
7 1/4 in. x 5 1/8 in.
Item #: MT-B0793
PRICE: $ 12.95
SPECIAL EXHIBITION OF EMBROIDERY
National Palace Museum
A Beautifully Illustrated Softcover Book- Special Exhibition of Embroidery - National Palace Museum- Taipei, 1992- 150 pages, text in Chinese, English summary, with fine examples from the Five Dynasties to the Qing. Condition: Excellent.