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LOT 77

Lot 77

A Group of Seven Chinese Reference Books, Early to Mid-20th Century

A Group of Seven Chinese Reference Books, Early to Mid-20th Century
Lot 77 Details
A Group of Seven Chinese Reference Books, Early to Mid-20th Century

二十世紀早/中期 參考書籍一組七本

Including 'Guide to Later Chinese Porcelain Periods of K'ang Hsi, Yung Cheng and Ch'ien Lung' by W. B. Honey, 1927; 'Introduction to Spoken Chinese' by J. J. Brandt, 1940; 'Exhibition of Classical Chinese Photo-Studies' by Chin-San Long; 'Chinese Watercolours' by Josef Hejzlar; 'Calls, Sounds and Merchandise of the Peking Street Peddlers' by Samuel Victor Constant: 'Zhong Si He Bian' (Ancestral Ritual Performance); and a chapter from the Buddhist Sutra

Josef Hejziar著《中國水彩畫》
largest 11.8 x 9.3 in — 30 x 23.5 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $480
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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From the Estate of John Hazedel Levis, thence by descent (Lots 75-83)

拍品第75-83號由萊維斯 (1904-1993) 先生後人所提供



萊維斯先生在上海居住期間,與林語堂,梅蘭芳等文人雅客過從甚密,並受到二人讚賞。萊維斯先生所住上海法租界 -- 傑佛里大道(現淮海中路)與馬斯南路(現思南路),亦為梅蘭芳先生故居所在地。對中國音樂的熱愛使得彼此成為至交契友。二人經常往來於彼此住所探討研究中國古典音樂藝術。


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LOT 77

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