Asian Art - Antique & Decorative

Lot 375:

RARE BOOK: Chinese Pictorial Art as viewed by...

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Start price: £300

Estimated price: £300 - £500

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RARE BOOK: Chinese Pictorial Art as viewed by the connoisseur. R.H. VAN GULIK. With 160 plates, and 42 actual samples of Chinese and Japanese paper, in pocket. This book is a limited edition with 950 copies of which this is copy 496.

Published: Istituto Italiano Per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente, Rome. 1958.

Provenance: Purchased from David H. Hawkes, EDO Gallery ltd. 22nd June 2008. In good overall condition. General wear to cover as expected with age. No visible damages or repairs.