Asian Art Reference Books Library of Yukman Lai Online Auction

June 16, 2016

LOT 398

Lot 398

Nine Asian Art Reference Texts

Nine Asian Art Reference Texts
Lot 398 Details
Nine Asian Art Reference Texts

Comprising: Christie’s New York: Important Chinese Works of Art from The Arthur M. Sackler Collections, December 1, 1994; “Les Merveilles du Louvre”, Hachette, 1958; “Burial Clay Figurines of China”, Masahiko Sato, Tokyo, 1965 (text in Japanese); “Clay Objects of Ancient Japan: From Jomon and Yayoi Periods”, Tokyo National Museum, 2001; “Traders and Raiders on China’s Northern Frontier”, Jenny F. So and Emma C. Bunker, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution and the University of Washington Press, 1995; “Along the Ancient Silk Routes: Central Asian Art from the West Berlin State Museums”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harry N. Abrams, 1982; “Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery”, Thomas Lawton and Thomas W. Lentz, Smithsonian Institution, 1998; “Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabateans”, Jane Taylor, Harvard University Press, 2002; “Myanmar Style: Art, Architecture and Design of Burma”, Luca Invernizzi Tettoni, Asia Books, 1998

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $252
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LOT 398

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