Lot 22 of 319:
Chinese & Japanese paintings from Nezu collection  

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Title:
Seizansô Seishô: (Illustrated Catalogue of the Nezu Collection)

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Place:
Tokyo

Publisher:
Kaichiro Nezu

Date:
1939 & 1943

Description:

Volumes I & VIII only (of 10). Tipped-in color plates & collotype monochrome plates. Title pages, text & captions in English and Japanese. 54x37 cm (21.5x14½"), patterned slik covers with paper title labels in Japanese, cloth chitsus with bone clasps. 

Includes:

  • Vol. 1. Paintings of the Sung, Yüan, Ming and Ch'ing dynasties.
  • Vol. 8. Japanese painting (part two) illustrated scroll.

    Two volumes from the elaborate catalogue of selected items from the important collection formed by Kaichiro Nezo, who worked on the project before his death, and upon his passing bequeathed his entire collection to establish the Nezo Art Museum. Being a wartime publication, it is very scarce. 
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Condition:
Fading and some wear to chitzus, lacking one bone clasp; very good or better condition.


 
Item number:
318575
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