• 20p History Article & Pics - Antique Imperial Japanese Meiji/Edo Wedding Dolls

    Antique Imperial Japanese Meiji/Edo Wedding Dolls. It is an original, not a copy or reprint. A must-have reference for antique Japanese doll and art collectors, owners, dealers and historians. Over the years they will provide facts not available on the open market, especially for doll historians and researchers.
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  • Chinese art and coromandel screens

    CENSORSHIP - THE FORBIDDEN BOOK  -  PUNISHMENT 4 PANEL ANTIQUE COROMANDEL  "JADE"SCREEN 72x72 in 720 inlaid mother of pearl soapstone and jade (?) some restoration Condition: good $4,700.00 from private collection Phone: (505)801-8787 USA
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  • The Collector's Book of Snuff Bottles

    Out of print for more than 10 years, this exceptional book has become a rare item sought after by collectors for many years. This book is produced in Japan with high quality to ensure the superb feel of the original edition.
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  • Antique Chinese Export Porcelain China 1780-1880 Collector Guide Patterns Shapes

    Chinese Export Porcelain, Standard Patterns and Forms, 1780-1880 by: Peter Herbert & Nancy Schiffer. Book Title: Chinese Export Porcelain, Standard Patterns and Forms, 1780-1880. The principal purpose of this book is to show and discuss the many forms and variations that have made this field so fascinating.
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  • Ultimate Netsuke Bibliography-Everything Published 4400

    It is organized into 15 major and 5 minor categories. Each category is further divided into 11 subcategories. Ultimate Netsuke Bibliography (HC). Includes most materials published through the end of 1998.
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  • Lost At Sea: The Strange Route of the Lena Shoal Junk, hardcover with slipsleeve

    The discovery of the Lena Shoal wreck northeast of Palawan in the Philippines in February 1997 shed valuable light on historical trading patterns in south-east Asia. The Lena Shoal junk carried a valuable cargo from China, Siam and Annam, some of which would have been destined for the distant ports of Hormuz and Aden, whilst other cargo would have been bartered for exotic products in the Muslim sultanates of the Philippine Islands, Borneo or Maluccas.
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  • Ode to Japanese Pottery: Sake Cups and Flasks

    In the world of Japanese pottery lie the aesthetic sensibilities of traditional Japanese culture. "Living with Japanese pottery has opened my eyes to a world of beauty and thought. It has guided my senses and spirit to an understanding of daily living as an opportunity to experience the divine in the routine of motions of life.
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  • PASSION FOR THE MOUNTAINS 17th Century Yinling Painting

    Passion for the Mountains: Seventeenth Century Landscape Paintings. For centuries, Nanjing has been known as an artistic, commercial and cultural center. I hope to hear from you soon. Others may be hard to find.
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  • Echoes of Old China: Traditional Belief and Values by Trea Wiltshire

    Two photographers, Benno Gross, a Dane and Kwan Kwong Chung, a leading Hong Kong photographer, journeyed from teahouse to temple, from herbalist to seal engravers to capture the charm of a bygone era.
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  • Zhu Qizhan: Hale and Hearty 8th Annual Show Catalog

    Chinese artist, Zhu Qizhan, was born in 1892 and passed away at 105 in 1996. His life spanned perhaps the most tumultuous is Chinese history. Firmly entrenched in Chinese and Japanese traditions, his work has slowly absorbed aspects of the Western tradition.
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  • Tibet: Tradition and Change

    This sumptuous catalog presents an excitingly fresh selection of Tibetan art, aiming to show its unique traits, which stay distinguished from China and India despite over fifteen hundred years of interaction between them.
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  • Translucent World: Chinese Jade from the Forbidden City

    This selection of 185 works provides a wonderful overview of the history of the art of jade carving in China. It demonstrates not only the variety and evolution of technical dexterity that is such a characteristic of jade carving in China, but also the stone's ritualistic, symbolic and decorative functions.
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  • Cultural Genesis of Ancient Central Asia.Sogdiana

    The book is devoted to the characteristics of the ancient cultures of Central Asia since the Paleolithic to the Middle Ages and the developed nature of cultural processes during these periods. Particular attention is paid to the development of urban civilizations of the ancient Eastern type of Bronze Age civilizations developed and antiquity - Bactria, Parthia, Sogdiana and Khorezm.
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  • Japanese Armor The Galeno Collection Ian Bottomley

    Collection of William A. Galeno, M.D. Has been storage in special box & has clear plastic cover which has kept the book in mint condition.
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  • Vintage Chinese Snuff Bottles Collector ID Guide 17th Century & Up

    For the novice, it provides fascinating background and descriptive information, and for the established collector it showcases over 650 diverse snuff bottles to study and admire through excellent color photographs.
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  • Netsuke Neil K Davey Reference Book - Asian Antiques Price Guide Sotheby Parke

    Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications Limited 1974. Netsuke Neil K Davey Book antique guide. Antiques > Asian Antiques > Price Guides & Publications. See the pictures for further details. We want you to feel good about your item.
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  • 1905 Harunobu Color Print Exhibition Catalog + 3 Pieces of Exhibition Ephemera

    "Catalog of an Exhibition of Color Prints by Suzuki Harunobu with notes critical and descriptive by Frederick W. Gookin". The catalog to the first western exhibition devoted solely to Harunobu's prints.
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  • Antique Chinese Porcelains - Deming Jarves Collection 1909 Auction Catalog

    Stolen from the Winter Palace in the autumn of 1895, it was sold to a native dealer, who re-sold it to an American, to whom it was traced by the Chinese authorities. The theft, however, was swiftly avenged — the native dealer banished to the galleys for life, and the hapless thieves beheaded.
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  • RARE TRUE First Edition 1st Print Collectors Netsuke Raymond Bushell 1971 LOOK

    In very fine condition. 199 numbered pages. Profusely color photo illustrated. Brodart protected original half jacket has light wrinkle on front. Slipcase has some edgwear. Everything else very fine or better.
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  • Jardine, Matheson & Co. & China Trade Chinese Export Far East Traders

    "The Thistle and the Jade. A Celebration of 150 Years of Jardine, Matheson & Co.". Jardine, Matheson & Co. was founded in Canton in 1832, and has been a major player in the Chinese export trade ever since.
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  • 8 Antique Masterpieces of Chinese Jingdezhen Ceramics - Sotheby's 2009 Sale

    A catalog featuring 8 masterpieces of Jingdezhen ceramics- a miniature famille rose sgraffiato vase, a copper red and underglaze blue amphora, a pear-shaped reticulated celadon vase, a large blue & white hu vase, a copper red and underglaze blue 'dragon' moonflask, an iron-red coral ground floral circular covered box, a large blue & white dragon dish, and a pair of famille rose mille-fleurs bowls.
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  • Antique Japanese Lacquer and the Mazarin Chest, Kyoto -V&A Museum Papers

    As with East Asian porcelain, Japanese lacquer quickly became an absolute must-have, its gold-on-black pictorial schemes enriching the sumptuous interiors of the aristocratic and wealthy. The Mazarin Chest, which was made in Kyoto in the late 1630s to early 1640s and has belonged to the Victoria and Albert Museum since 1882, is the largest and most spectacular survivor of this specialist industry.
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  • Book: Islamic Antiques & Art - Southeast Asian Collections -Australian Gallery

    "Crescent Moon introduces the beauty and complexity of Southeast Asian Islamic art and culture. This large book features major works of art from Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore, as well as extraordinary works from the National Gallery of Australia.
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  • Antique Japanese Ukiyo-e Color Woodblock Prints - 1921 Paris Auction Catalog

    “Rare and Valuable Japanese Color Prints. The Noted Collection Formed by A Distinguished French Connoisseur of Paris”. Covers very worn, spine perished and front cover detached; paper covering chipped and torn; contents with some pencil notes; several pages with some adhesion roughness at the top margin, not affecting text or lettering.
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  • Ries Collection Ceramics, Kmer Thai Pottery

    Margot and Hans Ries began collecting Southeast Asian ceramics long before those wares became fashionable. Their collection encompasses Thai and Khmer ceramics, ranging from Neolithic Ban Chiang ceramics and utilitarian, religious and decorative pieces ranging from the 11th to the 15th century.
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  • Japanese Design Motifs 4,260 Japanese Crests Matsuya Piece-Goods Store

    Book measures 8x11.25 and has 216 pages. This collection presents more than 4,000 individual designs in the 900-year-old tradition of Japanese family crests. Through constant variation and invention over the centuries, this has become one of the richest graphic art traditions in the world.
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  • 1877 Auction Catalog: Japanese Bronzes Satsuma Porcelains Silk Screens &c

    “A Valuable Collection of Elegant Japanese Ware in Bronze, Satsuma Ware, Porcelains, Silk Screens, Lacquered Ware, etc., etc. Being the entire Lot of Japanese Exhibit by M. Fukui”. 6"x8", 8 pages, 167 lots.
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  • Antique Chinese Snuff Bottles - Meriem Collection 2 volume Christie's

    “The Meriem Collection. Rare Chinese Snuff Bottles –Parts 1 and 2”. Mrs Young worked with top dealers and other collectors, including Hugh Moss, who was cataloging her collection at the time of her death.
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  • Antique Islamic & Italian Venetian Arts & Crafts & Antiques 828-1797 Exhibit

    "From 828, when Venetian merchants carried home from Alexandria the stolen relics of St. Mark, to the fall of the Venetian Republic to Napoleon in 1797, the visual arts in Venice were dramatically influenced by Islamic art.
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  • Antique Japanese Glass & Glassware Pressed Blown Cut - Well Illustrated Book

    The text is fully illustrated with many interesting examples of Japanese glass which are fully described, and there is an interesting bibliography. "A History of Glass in Japan". Published by Kodansha International and the Corning Museum of Glass in 1973.
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  • Japanese Imperial Collection Art & Antique Treasures - Painting Lacquer + Screen

    An exhibition of 35 Japanese art treasures, including paintings, calligraphy, ceramics, lacquer and metalware. 5 paintings by the Empress were added to the exhibition as well. “Art Treasures from the Imperial Collection.
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  • Antique Japanese Buddhist Prints in Collections in Japan & America

    “Footprints of the Buddha. Japanese Buddhist Prints from American and Japanese Collections”. The prints date from the 8th through the 20th centuries. Published by the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1980.
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  • Chinese Antique Pottery, Jade & Paintings - ROC Society of Art Collectors Book

    “Selected Pieces from the Collections of the ROC Society of Art Collectors - 1990”. Published in Taiwan by the ROC Society of Art Collectors in 1990. A very fine selection of arts indeed. Chinese text, English picture captions.
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  • Antique Silk Brocades & Textiles + Cloth of India - Vintage Indian Silk Weavings

    The narrative shows how Indian silk brocades grew to become world famous.". A beautifully illustrated survey of antique silks from India. “Silk Brocades”. Minor soil and light wear -Front hinge partially cracked, but tight.
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  • Antique Chinese Painting Sculpture Bronzes - Great Book by Bachhofer

    By Ludwig Bachhofer. Ludwig Bachhofer was an important early 20th century student of Chinese arts, especially painting, and developed many new theories about the origins and progress of Chinese arts.
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  • 19th Century Antique Japanese Prints - the Warner Collection 1973 Catalog

    “Japanese Prints of the 19th Century -an exhibition of prints from the murray warner collection in the museum of art”. The same students designed and wrote this catalog, under Dr. Leong's direction".
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  • Antique Japanese Folk Arts Textile Ceramic Lacquer Painting Carving & Metal &c

    The catalog to a loan exhibition of antique Japanese folk arts including textiles, ceramics, lacquers, paintings, sculpture, books, toys and wood and metal objects. “Mingei. Folk Arts of Old Japan”.
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  • T'ang Dynasty Pottery Porcelain & Metalwork -Indianapolis Museum + Asia Society

    The catalog to an exhibition of T'ang Dynasty ceramics and metalworks, drawn from the collections of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Asia House, and the China Institute. The exhibition was co-sponsored by Rare Art, Inc. of New York.
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  • Antique Buddhist Graphic Arts & Japanese Books - Hofer + Hyde Collections

    “The Courtly Tradition in Japanese Art and Literature. Selections from the Hofer and Hyde Collections”. 11"x8.5", 316 pages, 12 color plates and many black & white illustrations. Minor cover wear and soil, light moisture "wave" along the top edge throughout.
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  • Monthly Review or Literary Journal, Jan-Apr 1821, Vol 94, Napoleon

    January to April, inclusive. M,DCCC,XXI. With an Appendix" Volume 94. London: Sold by J. Porter, Successor to the Late T. Becket, in Pall Mall. Each issue contains the recurrent departments of: Monthly Catalogue (Poetry, Novels, Astronomy, Naval Affairs, Education, Correspondence, Politics, etc.), Religious, Single Sermon, Miscellaneous.
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  • Antique Japanese Pottery Porcelain Ceramics -Important Collections of Japan

    The catalog to a wonderful loan exhibition, spanning the width and breadth of Japanese pottery and porcelain over the centuries. “Ceramic Art of Japan. One Hundred Masterpieces from Japanese Collections”.
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  • Han Dynasty Chinese Antiques - China House Gallery 1979 Exhibit Catalog

    “Art of the Han”. Published in New York by the China House Gallery and the China Institute in America, in 1979. Joslin Hall Books. The catalog to a loan exhibition of "a sampling of the visual arts that flourished during China's first great empire- stretching over 400 years from 206 B.C. to 220 A.D.".
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  • Antique Chinese Arts @ Yale - bronzes, jades, sculpture, ceramics, painting &c

    Yale has long held a fine collection of Chinese arts. This catalog chronicles highlights in bronze, jade, sculpture, ceramics, paintings and scholars' objects. “The Communion of Scholars. Chinese Art at Yale”.
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  • OLD ESTATE CHINESE CANTON DOUBLE HANDLED TEAPOT- RARE " DOUBLE HAPPINESS PRINT"

    SEE BOTTOM OF POT FOR INFO, RESEARCH BROUGHT ME TO INTERESTING KNOWLEDGE! NO STAINS, CRACKS, AS MINT AS THEY COME. DID FEEL ONE SMALL CHIP ON INSIDE LID, SEE PIC-CLOSE UP OF IT. ESTATE SALE BUY IN CUPBOARD, BEAUTIFUL AND WHITE.
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  • Collectible Japanese Carved Netsuke - Makers Types Materials / Scarce Book

    “An authoritative book for collectors, students of art, of Japan and of folklore.”. “Anyone who knows how rich in variety, beauty, strangeness and humor netsuke are will realize how fascinating a picture gallery it is and how remarkable are some of the stories and other subjects they illustrate.
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  • Antique Oriental Rugs Carpets - Types Designs Regions / Scarce Illustrated Book

    This comprehensive book is “specifically written for the newcomer to the subject, and is an essential guide to what is available, what is impossibly expensive and why, the differences between the rugs of Turkey, Persia, Caucasia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and China, and much else.
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  • Antique Oriental Rugs - Identify Materials Patterns Regions / Scarce Book

    This book also features a bibliography and index. 36 plates in color and black and white illustrate this book, which “has been designed as a guide for the layman who has no special knowledge, but who wishes to acquire an understanding of oriental rugs and carpets….
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  • Carved Soapstone - Statues Figurines Bowls Vases Ashtrays Etc. / Book + Values

    Profusely illustrated in color, this early out-of-print book is a definitive guide to soapstone carvings including values [see date of publication]. Picture captions include name, dimensions, and values [see date of publication].
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