Lot 297 of 515:
Treasures of the Shosoin in Nara, Japan  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Treasures of the Shosoin: The Middle [South; North] Section
Author:
Place:
Tokyo
Publisher:
Asahi Shimbun Publishing Company
Date:
[1960-62]
Description:

3 volumes of tipped-in color plates, each with accompanying text booklet in English and Japanese. 39x29.5 cm. (15½x11¾"), plate volumes in cloth, text volumes in wrappers; set in 3 drop-back boxes.

The antiquities at the treasure house that belongs to Tōdai-ji, Nara, Japan, artifacts connected to Emperor Shomu (701–756) and Empress Komyo (701–760), as well as arts and crafts of the Tempyo period of Japanese history.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Just a little soiling to slipcases, else fine.
 
Item number:
295924c
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