Sale 16AS02 | Lot 234

Two Books on Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stones

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 234
Two Books on Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stones
Edgar Gorer and J.F. Blacker, Chinese Porcelains and Hard Stones. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1911. First edition, one of 1,000 copies. Two volumes
One of the classic works on Chinese art, with 254 color plates of rare Chinese gems and glyptic art divided into 12 categories, with French and English descriptive text.


Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $5,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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slight lean as usual, inner hinges reinforced, bindings darkened and thumb soil, wear to endpapers.


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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $5,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

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