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ORIENTAL ART MAGAZINE 12 Issues Bound 1948 to 1951
This rare and invaluable Asian art reference volume is a complete, hard-bound set of the first 12 issues of ORIENTAL ART magazine: Vol. 1, No 1 to Vol. 3, No 4 -- 1948 to 1951. Each volume contains 4 magazine issues. The predominance of articles are related to Chinese antiques. Article highlights include:

VOLUME 1. Summer 1948 – Vol. 1/1: New approach to early Chinese ceramics, Celadon Wares, etc. Autumn 1948 – Vol. 1/2: The dating of early Ming Blue and White, Saggars of Sung, Chinese jades, etc. Winter 1948 – Vol. 1/3: Chinese leather wine bottles and their ceramic imitations, Early Chinese swords and Akinakes, Chinese export lacquer of the 17th and 18th centuries, etc. Spring 1949 – Vol. 1/4: An illuminated Hebrew scroll of Esther from China, Chinese monochromes of Ming and Ch’ing, etc.

VOLUME 2. Summer 1949 – Vol. 2/1: Early Yueh Ware, Scythian and Tibetan art, Exhibition of wares of the T’ang Dynasty, etc. Autumn 1949 – Vol. 2/2: Persian art, Sung TZ’U Chou pillows, etc. Winter 1949-50 – Vol. 2/3: Japanese art, KU YUEH HSUAN – a new hypothesis, etc. Spring 1950 – Vol. 2/4: Early Chinese lamps, Chinese painting, Astronomical Jades, Japanese sword fittings, etc.

VOLUME 3:1950 – Vol. 3/1: Imperial Dragon Robes of the late CH’ING period, Ming Blue and White, The Art of Greater India, etc. 1950 – Vol. 3/2: A Shang libation cup, Black Koryo Ware, Dating of early Chinese Cloisonne, etc. 1951 – Vol. 3/3: SU TUNG-P’O and SUNG pottery, Identification of Jade, etc. 1951 – Vol. 3/4: Early Chinese Blue and White, “FATAMID” Rock Crystals, Chinese ceramics, etc.

ORIENTAL ART magazine (www.orientalartmagazine.com), established 1948, is a premier Asian Art publication which provides the finest and most respected content in the field. This publication is treasured and read by top collectors, connoisseurs, scholars and dealers of Asian art worldwide in over 60 countries. ORIENTAL ART magazine remains essential for enhancing and enriching your knowledge of fine Asian art and antiques. Detailed, scholarly and carefully researched articles are published on Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Southeast Asian, South Asian art, Middle Eastern and Central Asian art. Also included are articles on the art of the great Eastern religions; Buddhism, Hinduism and Islam. Beautifully and lavishly illustrated in lavish color and style, ORIENTAL ART continues to be published 5 times each year. It should be mentioned that this vast archive also includes a treasure trove of early advertisements from dealers, auction houses, suppliers, etc. Long out of print, these earliest issues are extremely rare and difficult to obtain.

CONDITION is very good, with a few loose pages.

DIMENSIONS: 12” (30.5 cm) x 10” (25.4 cm) x 1 ˝” (3.8 cm). Weight: 5 pounds (2.3 kg).

Also available but not included in this listing are additional bound volumes: 1957-58, 1959-60, 1961-62, 1963-64, 1965-66, 1967-68, 1969-70. There are also some additional early individual issues available. Please inquire.

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