Sotheby’s New York
September 25 and 26, 1986
Fine Chinese Decorative Works of Art
Sale Code: 5490 NINGBO
Softcover with sale results: 573 lots, the majority of lots are pictured in colour or black & white.
Size: 10-5/8” x 8-1/4”.
Condition: Used - minor cover wear & creases, a few penned hammer notations, otherwise excellent.
Estimated Packaged weight 1.50 lbs
A softcover publication issued in 2010 by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society/New Bedford Whaling Museum. The title page is inscribed otherwise in fine condition.38 colored plates ~ 47pp.
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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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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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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A oversized coffee table book with dust jacket and plastic wrapper published in 1979 by Mayflower(New York). Text by Roni Neuer and Herbert Libertson. A personal stamp is on the front fly leaf. The book features 377 full page colored plates. Slight musty odor.No script. 390pp.
A large heavy,coffee table book in mint condition.Hard cover with dust jacket.There is some tanning on the spine side of the book. Published by Phaidon Press Ltd London 1994. 172 colored plates~ 236pp.
Bronze, Clay and Stone - Chinese Art in the C.C. Wang Family Collection, by Annette L. Juliano, 1988 (first edition, hardcover.) A scholarly catalog of 75 important early works of art in bronze metalwork, clay ceramic, and sculpted stone. Richly illustrated with color plates, the unnumbered pages include additional introduction, appendix of comparable excavated examples, and indices. We are not book specialists and are selling from our own library collection...
Beautifully illustrated with large black and white photographs, this book depicts the work of Ivan Mestrovic, an important and influential sculptor in the modernist and cubist movements. Published in 1948 by the Syracuse University Press, with 157 pages, 15" x 12". In good condition, no dust jacket, slight wear to cloth binding, interior clean and unmarred. Inscribed with original owner's name, small stamp from book seller in Weston Massachusetts.
Edited by Jorge Glusberg, and published by the National Museum of Belles Artes in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1998, this book presents the work of renowned Latin American artist Ignacio Iturria. Written in Spanish and English, with 158 pages and large color photographs of his works, this is a fine and scholarly volume on Iturria. In excellent condition, with large glossy soft cover (11 1/2" x 9 1/2")no marks or wear to pages.
A comprehensive book on the work of Eduardo Paolozzi, (Scotland 1924-2005), written by Diane Kirkpatrick, this volume was published in 1969 in both England and the US. 144 pages, 16 color plates, 70 black and white, with text describing his artistic process, including his writings, graphic arts and sculpture. In good condition, with some losses to dust jacket, cloth bindings clean, no marks or wear to pages...
A hard cover published by the Trustees of Worcester Art Museum in 1935.
The cover has olive paper on board with a tan paper label and spine. There is some splitting on the seam and top of the paper spine/label otherwise fine. B&W plates. 187 pp.
A former library copy published by Hyperion Press in 1949. The red boards show some wear, the front and back endpapers have been taped, one title page is clipped and there are library stamps. Seventy seven plates.
This lot includes 13 volumes of the magazine LATIN AMERICAN ART, published from 1991 to 1994 in Scottsdale AZ, by Editor Michael Marcellino. With an emphasis on 20th century fine arts, from North America, Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, the publication also featured a wide array of Latin American decorative and fine arts, from Pre-Columbian artifacts, Spanish Colonial art and decorative arts, to paintings and sculpture from all periods of Latin American culture...
This is the XII Edition (1994-1995) of the annual price guide to Italian painters, Il Valore Dei Pipinti Italiani Dell'Ottocento E Del Primo Novecento, edited by Giuseppe Luigi Marini. Large volume, 527 pages, with comprehensive listing of Italian painters of the nineteenth and early 20th centuries, each with illustrations of their work, recent auction prices, and signature examples. Artists are listed alphabetically, and many have multiple images, some in color...
Featuring the fine collection of German, Swiss, and Austrian drawings and watercolors from the Detroit Institute of Art, this volume of 295 pages, with 195 plates, 32 in color, spans this wonderful collection from the 15th to the 20th century. Published by Hudson Hills Press, Inc., New York...
Printed in Germany, this is the official catalog of Art Basel in Miami Beach, 2013. 652 pages, with indexes, Editorial remarks, and Sectors, with hundreds of color and black and white photos of artworks exhibited, and information regarding all galleries represented. Catalogues from any Art Basel shows are collectors items, useful resources, and are of the highest quality...
Published on the occasion of the exhibition BERLINART 1961-1987, organized by Kynaston McShine, Senior Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 4-September 8, 1987. Softcover, printed in Germany, with 282 pages, 152 plates, many in color, with many more illustrations and photos in black and white, this volume depicts the vibrant art community in Berlin during that post war period...