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Chaire tea caddy used in the tea ceremony in the colder months. Grayish stoneware with black and dark brown spotted tenmoku glaze. Bottom wire cut. Black ink writing on bottom. Comes with fitted tomobako with seal on bottom. Shigaraki ware, Japan, late 17th, early 18th century.

H 4 inches

Fine condition with minor firing flaws

Provenance: From private collection of tea caddies (collection no. 52); Sotheby’s auction May 6, 1981 (sale no. 4599Y), lot 171; ex Thomas E. Waggaman (1839-1909) Collection, no. 405. The Waggaman collection was sold in 1905 at the American Art Galleries in New York (this chaire was offered under lot no. 1692. See for auction catalog https://archive.org/details/deluxeo00amer ). The old Waggaman and Sotheby’s labels are included. Also included is the oval collector's label c.m.s.p. with the number 164.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1345672 (stock #Alib57)
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Torao Miyagawa et al., A history of the art of China: Chinese painting, publ. Weatherhill/Tankosha, New York/Tokyo 1983. Hard cover with dust jacket, 228 pages, 104 paintings described and illustrated in b/w and color. ISBN 0-8348-1527-3.

Good condition, dust jacket with traces of usage, clean inside

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1345671 (stock #Alib56)
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$17.00
Wu Tung, Tales from the land of dragons: 1000 years of Chinese painting. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1997. Paperback with dust jacket, catalog to an exhibition with the same title, 269 pages, 152 paintings with descriptions and with b/w and several with color images, extensive introduction with numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN 0-87846-438-7.

Some traces of usage to the dust jacket, all in all very good condition

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1940 item #1345661 (stock #Alib55)
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$10.00
R.L. Hobson, Laurence Binyon, Oswald Siren, et al., The Romance of Chinese Art, publ. Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., NY 1936 (later edn.). Hard cover, 192 pages, illustrated with numerous b/w photos, drawings, tables and 12 color plates.

Good condition. Firm binding, clean inside, a bit yellowed, back cover stained

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1345660 (stock #Alib54)
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$3.50
Wen Fong, Robert Bagley, Jenny So, Maxwell Hearn, The Great Bronze Age of China, publ. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc./Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1980. Hard cover with dust jacket, published in conjunction with the exhibition with the same name in several museums in the USA, 386 pages, numerous color and b/w illustrations of archaic bronzes and artifacts in jade and earthenware etc. ISBN 0-87099-226-0

Good condition, traces of usage on dust jacket, clean inside, firm binding

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1345643 (stock #Alib53)
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$15.00
Woldemar von Seidlitz & Dora Amsden, Impressions of Ukiyo-e, publ. Parkstone Press Intl., New York 2007. Hard cover with dust jacket, 287 pages, text about all aspects of ukiyoe and discussing the most important woodblock masters illustrated with numerous color photos, translated in English by Marlena Metcalf. ISBN 978-1-84484-388-6.

Very good condition

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1345641 (stock #Alib52)
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$3.50
Jack R. Hillier, Drawings of the Masters: Japanese Drawings, from the 17th through the 19th century, publ. Shorewood Publishers Inc., New York 1965. Hardcover in slip case, 139 pages, 90 color and b/w plates with minimal descriptions, introductory chapter by Jack Hillier with several b/w illustrations.

Slipcase somewhat damaged on edges and corners, book in very good condition, clean text.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1345639 (stock #Alib51)
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$25.00
Nikuhitsu ukiyoe meihinten (Exhibition of famous ukiyoe paintings), publ. Ota Memorial Museum, Tokyo 1980. Soft cover, catalog to an exhibition of the Nihon Ukiyoe hakubutsukan (Japanese Ukiyoe museum) with 100 items with minimal description and many (but not all) with b/w or color illustration. Covering well-known and not so well-known ukiyoe painters with genealogical charts and short biographies. Text in Japanese only.

Very good condition, few scuff marks on covers.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1345632 (stock #Alib50)
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Thomas Fok, Connoisseurship of Rhinoceros Horn Carvings in China, publ. Thomas Fok, New York 1999. Hardcover with dust jacket, catalog of private collection, 255 pages, 192 rhino horn and related objects with descriptions (Chinese and English) and color illustrations, with introduction in English and Chinese. ISBN 962-321-046-9

Very good condition, dust jacket wrinkled at top.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1345631 (stock #Alib49)
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$15.00
Roderick Whitfield, In pursuit of antiquity, publ. Charles E. Tuttle Comp, Rutland/Tokyo 1969, hardcover with dust jacket, catalog to exhibition at The Art Museum of Princeton University, 240 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, few color illustrations.

Very good condition, few scuff marks on dust jacket.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345621 (stock #Alib48)
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$5.50
Harold P. Stern, Freer Gallery of Art fiftieth anniversary exhibition. 1. Ukiyo-e painting, publ. Smithsonian Institution, Washington 1973. Paperback, exhibition catalog, 334 pages, 118 screens, scroll paintings, drawings and related items with extensive descriptions and b/w illustrations, some color illustrations. Includes errata slip.

Fair condition. Firm binding, covers a bit scuffed, one corner dented through and through, some spots on title page and the page before.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345620 (stock #Alib47)
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$10.00
Vera Kubickova, Persian Miniatures, Spring Books, London 1975(?). Hardcover with dust jacket, ca. 160 pages with 49 color illustrations. Translated by R. Finlayson-Samsour, photos by Werner Forman.

Dust jacket torn, book with scrapes on covers, otherwise in very good condition

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345619 (stock #Alib46)
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Eleanor Olson, Tantric Buddhist Art, publ. China House Gallery, New York 1974. Paperback, catalog to exhibition at China Institute of America, 100 pages, 54 sculptures, paintings and ritual objects with full descriptions b/w illustrations, few color illustrations, short, illustrated introduction.

Fair condition, firm binding, cover with few light stains, creases and dents. Clean text.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345615 (stock #Alib45)
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$25.00
Indian and South East Asian Art, publ. Spink & Son Ltd., London 1978. Paperback, sales exhibition catalog (at Spink & Son, May/June 1978), 88 pages, 257 sculptures, coins and artifacts with description, many with b/w illustration, introductory chapter by Pierre Jeannerat.

Very good condition, a bit warped.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1345614 (stock #Alib44)
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$120.00
Stanislaw J. Czuma, Kushan Sculpture: Images from Early India, publ. Cleveland Museum of Art, 1985. Paperback, exhibition catalog (exh. in Cleveland Museum of Art, Asia Society New York and Seattle Art Museum 1985-1986), 256 pages, 130 sculptures and artifacts from the Kushan period, with descriptions and b/w and color illustrations, and extensive, in-depth historical introduction with several b/w illustrations.

Very good condition, firm binding, a bit warped.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1960 item #1345510 (stock #Alib43)
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Chinesische Skulpturen der Sammlung Eduard Von Der Heydt / Chinese Sculptures in the Von Der Heydt Collection, publ. Museum Rietberg Zuerich 1959, hard cover. 189 pages, 66 objects with full descriptions in German and English and excellent b/w photographs. Introduction by Osvald Siren. Covering tomb decorations and religious sculpture (in the archaic periods, the periods of transition and maturity and in the later periods).

Firm binding, front cover a bit bent, all in all good condition, inside clean

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1345509 (stock #Alib42)
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$12.00
James Cahill, The Compelling Image. Nature and Style in Seventeenth-Century Chinese Painting, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 1982. Paperback, 250 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, few color. ISBN 0674152816.

Good condition, cover with 2 creases and warped (can be straightened)

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1345485 (stock #Alib41)
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Tseng Yu-ho Ecke, Poetry on the Wind. The Art of Chinese Folding Fans, from the Ming and Ch’ing Dynasties, Publ. Honolulu Academy of Arts, 1981. Paperback exhibition catalog for 1982 exhibition, 159 pages, 72 illustrated fans (14 in color) with full description of each, introductory chapter with numerous b/w illustrations.

Very good condition. Cover with traces of usage (discoloration of spine and back, few creases), firm binding.

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