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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 379

    A COLLECTION OF CHINESE ART REFERENCE BOOKS AND AUCTION CATALOGUES

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    A COLLECTION OF CHINESE ART REFERENCE BOOKS AND AUCTION CATALOGUES
    The group comprises: Christie's and Sotheby's auction catalogues from the 1930s and 1960s; approximately 90 Chinese history, metalwork, art, and paintings reference books, including Zuan zu ying hua, tapestries and embroideries of the Sung, Yu¨an, Ming and Ch'ing dynasties, treasured by the Manchoukuo National Museum, Mukden, and Die Chinesischen Handschriften und Sonstigen Kleinfunde Sven Hedins in Lou Lan, August Conrady, 1920, with a handwritten inscription to "To His Excellency Tsing Tsung Kien" signed "Sven Hedin".


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    Property from the Library of a Mid-West American scholar of Chinese Art .