Sale 14BP04 | Lot 461

[VIETNAM-ART] CADIERE, L, GRAS, EDMOND and others. L'Art a Hue

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
[VIETNAM-ART]  CADIERE, L, GRAS, EDMOND and others. Land#39;Art a Hue

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Lot 461
[VIETNAM-ART] CADIERE, L, GRAS, EDMOND and others. LArt a Hue. [Hanoi]: LAssociation des Amis du Vieux Hue, N.D. [1930s]....
. [Hanoi]: L'Association des Amis du Vieux Hue, N.D. [1930s]. "Nouvelle Edition" (though we can trace no other). Two copies, each bound in later full red calf gilt with red calf endsheets, all edges red with gilt stars. 167, [3] pp. text and 222 plates, some colored. Fine copies.
A product of France's long preoccupation with Vietnam, these are two attractively bound examples of this classic work on the art in the ancient capital of Vietnam, the imperial capital of the Nguyen dynasty. The plates are divided into seven sections, each accompanied by an essay by Cadiere: I - Motifs Ornementaux Geometriques; II - Caracteres; III - Objets Inanimes; IV - Fleurs et Feuilles, Rameaux et Fruits; V - Animaux (Le Dragon; la Licorne, le Phenix; la Tortue; la Chauve-souris; le Lion; le Tigre; le Poisson); VI - La Sculpture proprement dite; VII - Le Paysage.

Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $531 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $531 (includes buyer's premium)

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