Chen Lihua ed: CHONGHUA QIFANG: CAO SHI CANG YUAN MING QING QIQI. Many Splendors: Yuan, Ming and Qing Lacquerware from the Chao Collection. Beijing, 2010. 359 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 29x29 cm. Boards.
A very well-produced work illustrating and describing the Chinese lacquer collection of Ronald Chao. Shows a total of 157 extremely fine examples dating from the Yuan (13), Ming (29) and Qing (115). All illustrated in full page colour plates, many in multiple views. Includes an essay: Scott: Masterpieces of Qianlong Carved Lacquer in the Chao Collection. Near dual texts in Chinese and English including the essay and good captions to plates. A useful addition to the literature on the subject.
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 150 in printed List 187.
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