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Chinese-Turkestan stuccos  

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The Afghan Stuccos of the Nouvelle Revue Française Collection

Strzygowsky, Josef


Nouvelle Revue Française



28½x10½ cm (11¼x7¾") 30 numbered pages of text plus list of illustrations, and with 46 B&W photo-plates, full-page, as called for. All pages and plates unbound, as issued. In original portfolio (printed boards, ribbon tie). First Edition.

"These stuccos have been found in neighbourhood of Tash-Kourgan (Chinese Turkestan), south of Qizil, to the east of the Afghan border." Stora Art Gallery (later Galleries?) was owned and operated by the dealer Raphael Stora in both Paris and New York. The gallery primarily handled sculpture and decorative arts. Flourished about 1930-1970.

Lot Amendments

Spine area of portfolio covers repaired, tanning to covers, plates fine.

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