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Lot 0233
Author: Strzygowsky, Josef
Title: The Afghan Stuccos of the Nouvelle Revue Française Collection
Place Published: Paris
Publisher:Nouvelle Revue Française
Date Published: c.1932

28½x10½ cm (11¼x7¾") 30 numbered pages of text plus list of illustrations, and with 46 B&W photo-plates, full-page, as called for. All pages and plates unbound, as issued. In original portfolio (printed boards, ribbon tie). First Edition.

"These stuccos have been found in neighbourhood of Tash-Kourgan (Chinese Turkestan), south of Qizil, to the east of the Afghan border." Stora Art Gallery (later Galleries?) was owned and operated by the dealer Raphael Stora in both Paris and New York. The gallery primarily handled sculpture and decorative arts. Flourished about 1930-1970.


Spine area of portfolio covers repaired, tanning to covers, plates fine.

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Chinese-Turkestan stuccos

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 28, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA