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296: Ancient Chinese Bronzes 2 volumes (of 7) 1933

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Description

Title: Shina-Kodo Seikwa, or Selected Relics of Ancient Chinese Bronzes from Collections in Europe and America. Part I, Bronze Vases, Vols. 1 & 2
Author: Umehara Sueji
Description: Volumes 1 & 2 only (of 3) of Part 1 (of 3). Complete sets contain 3 parts in 7 volumes. Text in Japanese & English. Illustrated throughout with collotype plates from photographs; printed pictorial interleaves. 38.8x20 cm. (15x11"), decorated coarse green linen bound in Japanese style, paper cover labels in Japanese, all edges gilt, each in matching chemise with bone clasps.Exceptional compilation of Chinese bronze artifacts, superbly presented. Comprises Part I, Bronze Vases, Vols. I-II. A complete set of the 7 volumes sold in our galleries in 2011 for $30,000.00.
Heading: zzg(China)Place Published: Osaka, Japan
Publisher: Yamanaka & Co.
Date Published: 1933

Condition

Light wear to chemises; volumes fine.
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Estimate $1,000 – $1,500
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