Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1307765 (stock #BK12)
Ancient East
$95
DESCRIPTION: From the jacket: “Art of Japan brings us a sweeping view of the long-lived Japanese culture in all its brilliance and beauty. Never before have all of the major arts been available in a single volume.” This large tome (622 pages) is in beautiful, like new condition. The book covers Japanese history and religion as it specifically relates to its art forms and architecture, and spans time from prehistoric ages through the Meiji Period...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1305474 (stock #BK11)
Ancient East
$55
DESCRIPTION: “The Inro Handbook, Studies of Netsuke, Inro and Lacquer” was written for collectors who have discovered the delights of the miniature Japanese art forms. This authoritative and enlightening book offers a wealth of valuable information and is written by one of the foremost collectors and scholars in the field, Raymond Bushell...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1233913 (stock #BK14)
Ancient East
$45
DESCRIPTION: Four small books written in Chinese, each relating to a different discipline of Chinese works of art. Each is richly illustrated in full color with many examples of the art forms covered. In the first photo listed here, starting at the upper left and going clockwise, is a book dedicated to bamboo arts, including brush pots, baskets and boxes. Next is a book dedicated to ink stones, from simple to elaborate...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1084313 (stock #BK13)
Ancient East
$45
DESCRIPTION: During the Chinese Han (206 B.C.- A.D. 220) and Tang (A.D. 618-907) dynasties, earthenware sculptures were placed in elaborate tombs to protect and serve the spirits of the deceased. These fascinating sculptures took the forms of animals, soldiers, courtiers, musicians, merchants, and attendants. “From Court to Caravan, Chinese Tomb Sculptures from the Collection of Anthony M...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1960 item #966813 (stock #BK10)
Ancient East
$35
DESCRIPTION: “Ceramics for the Collector: an Introduction to Pottery and Porcelain” by George Savage is an original standard for the new ceramic collector, giving a broad overview of ceramics through the ages and throughout the world, with Chinese ceramics constituting the heaviest treatment...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #940055 (stock #BK8)
Ancient East
$150
DESCRIPTION: Twelve rare back issues of “Arts of Asia” magazine, beginning with the January/February 1978 issue and running consecutively through the November/December 1979 issue. These rare issues feature such topics as Chinese tomb pottery, paintings, contemporary art, gardens, snuff bottles, cloisonné, textiles and costumes, ivory and wood carvings, the Imperial Palace, and ceramics...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #938741 (stock #BK7)
Ancient East
$150
DESCRIPTION: Eleven rare back issues of “Arts of Asia” magazine, beginning with the March/April 1976 issue and running consecutively through the November/December 1977 issue. These rare issues feature such topics as Chinese paintings, snuff bottles, ivory carvings, and porcelains; Japanese netsuke, glass, woodblock prints, lacquer, inro, noh masks, armor, and sword fittings. Also featured are articles on the arts of India, Indonesia, Islam, and the Philippines...