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Nott's Collection of Chinese Jades

Lot 0204
Author: Nott, Stanley Charles
Title: Chinese Jades in the Stanley Charles Nott Collection, Being an Illustrated Descriptive Record: Exhaustively Reviewing the Symbolic Ritualistic Appurtenances of Chinese Jades and their Various Sacrificial Usages.
Place Published: West Palm Beach, FL
Publisher:Norton Gallery and School of Art
Date Published: 1942

536 pp. Introduction by Lin Yutang. Foreword by Chih Meng. Illustrated with 118 plates from photographs and 123 line engravings from selected Chinese jades. Frontispiece color portrait of Nott. 30½x22cm (12x8¾") gilt-lettered ribbed green cloth. No. 906 of 1,000 copies. First Edition.

Nott's facsimile signature to limitation page. At the time of publication Stanley Charles Nott was Director of Oriental Art at the Norton Gallery and School of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, and his collection of Chinese jades was unrivaled in the States.


Rubbing to extremities and spine ends, some creasing to spine; offset from old tape to pastedowns. else very good.

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Nott's Collection of Chinese Jades

Estimate $800 - $1,200Jun 28, 2018
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
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