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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1382545 (stock #10961)
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Tenshu-zu boku. Ink stick, molded with extremely fine details, after the gold coated design by Matteo Ricci (1552-1610). Mary, standing in a portico, holds a rose up to the child on her arm. Above them three angels holding a crown above her head. Inscription in low relief above the image reads tien chu (‘heavenly God’, in connection with Christianity it means ‘Lord of Heaven’). Below the image a longer inscription in very fine relief, in which the name MARIA stands out. The body of mother, child, angels and crown covered partially in gold leaf, details of Mary’s dress accentuated in red and green.
On the back an engraved and gilded inscription: Tianzhu tu or Tenshu-zu (image of the heavenly God) and an engraved seal, colored red. On one of the sides in fine and low relief: Da Qing Qianlong nian zhi.
China, early 20th century
9-3/8 x 5 x 1 in.
Comes with cloth bound box

Thin cracks

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1345672 (stock #Alib57)
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$15.00
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 : 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 1980 item #1345619 (stock #Alib46)
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$10.00
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 : 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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$10.00
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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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1331832 (stock #10863)
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Hanging scroll with painting in black ink and some red and yellow on silk of a snake winding its way through a dead tree. Signed Ouyang Chin, two red seals, one of which reads Ouyang Chin. China, 1950s-1960s. Japanese style mounting.

Image H 39 x W 17 ¾ inches. Total height 69 ½ inches.

Few horizontal creases.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1174643 (stock #ALib36)
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$200.00
Binyon, Laurence, Chinese Paintings in English Collections, G. Vanoest, Paris/Brussels 1927. 26 pp. text 29 pp. description of plates, 64 black and white plates. Quarto, blue cloth, title gilt-stamped to spine (oxidized) and front cover, gold on upper side pages. Binding is sunned at spine and rubbed and scratched on all sides; crown is lightly bumped. Pages very lightly browned, mostly at outer edges, binding fragile but in place.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1123201 (stock #ALib37)
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$30.00
Hejzlar, Josef. Chinese Watercolours. London: Octopus Press 1980. Hardcover with dustjacket. Text ca. 60 pp., bibliography and index, 115 color illustrations of paintings on 96 pp. (photographed by B. Forman). About the members of the Shanghai school from the 19th and 20th century and their works.
Pages slightly yellowed, but all in all in very good condition with very little wear on the dustjacket
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1123200 (stock #ALib26)
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$28.00
Ho, Wai-kam, Sherman E. Lee, Laurence Sickman and Mar F. Wilson, Eight Dynasties of Chinese Painting. The Collections of the Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, and The Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland: The Cleveland Museum of Art (and Indiana University Press) 1980. Hardcover with dustjacket.
Some wear and tear to dustjackets.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1121949 (stock #Alib34)
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$5.00
Dorrington-Ward, Carol (ed.), Fans from the east. New York: Debrett's Peerage Limited/The Viking Press 1978.
Hard cover binding with dust jacket.
Essays on fans in China (Julia Hutt), Japan (Joe Earle), Southeast Asia (Nancy Armstrong) an on Chinoiserie with 29 color plates and 79 b/w illustrations.
Dust jackets with minor abrasions (shelf wear) and covers slightly warped.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1121946 (stock #ALib09)
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$9.00
Crossman, Carl L., The China Trade. Export Paintings, Furniture, Silver and other Objects, The Pyne Press: Princeton 1972. Hardcover with d/j. XII+275 pp. with many illustrations in b/w and color. (d/j rather worn, inside good condition)
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1121921 (stock #ALib32)
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$12.00
Schuster, Felicia and Cecilia Wolseley, Vases of the sea. Far Eastern porcelain and other treasures. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1974. Hard cover binding with dust jacket.
Book on vases from China and from Japan made of porcelain, bronze, jade and cloisonne, and also a chapter on ivory and on lacquer. Numerous color illustrations.
Few unimportant traces of usage on the dust jacket, all in all in near new condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1121917 (stock #ALib31)
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$38.00
Hobson, R.L., The wares of the Ming dynasty. Rutland/Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company 1962. With dust jacket and with card board slip case. 1st edn. Little tear in back of dust jacket, all in all in near new condition.
Book on ceramics and porcelain with 9 color plates, 50 b/w plates, hand drawn marks, etc.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #956154 (stock #BLib7)
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$40.00
Kerr, Rose, Chinese ceramics. Porcelain of the Qing Dynasty 1644-1911, Victoria and Albert Museum: London 1986. Reprint from 1998. Hardcover with d/j. 142 pp. with many illustrations in color and b/w, including photos of seals, marks and bottoms.