(Baur). Coullery, Marie-Thérèse and Newstead, Martin S.


Netsuke. Collections Baur, Genève 1977.
1st UK Ed. 4to. 428pp. + [iv]. 1199 thumbnails, 1200 b/w. ills., 8 colour plates. Original cloth, sl. bump with resultant minor fraying to sm. portion of top edge of upper board, very sl. worn d/w. With the prospectus loosely inserted. Edition Limited to 1600 Copies, of which 50 ex. reliés cuir numérotés de I à L; 1500 ex. reliés cuir numérotés de 1 à 1500. 50 marked H.C. ‘rèservè aux collaborateurs’; Our copy above un-numbered. Alfred Baur (1865–1951). His life long collection of Far Eastern art, particularly Chinese ceramics and jade, and Japanese porcelain, lacquer-ware, netsuke, sword ornaments, prints and textiles. The complete series published Volumes 1-4 Chinese Ceramics; Volume 5 Chinese Jades; Volume 6 Netsuke; Volume 7 Japanese Sword-Fittings; Volume 8 Japanese Ceramics; Volume 9 Japanese Lacquer; Volume 10: & 11 Japanese Prints Parts 1 & 2.
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