Hakutsuru Museum of Art: SELECTED SPECIMENS OF THE CHINESE BRONZE COLLECTION - HAKKAKU ART MUSEUM. Kyoto, 1951. 17, 110 pp. 50 full page b/w plates and 5 in colour. 26x19 cm. Cloth.
Shows the very fine collection of ancient Chinese bronzes in the Hakkaku Art Museum in Kobe, Japan, better known as the Hakutsuru Museum of Art. The bronzes date from the Yin, Zhou, Han and Tang periods and include mirrors and some gold and silver implements. The collection is that of the museum's founder, Jihei Kano, augmented by some later acquisitions. His collection was formed in the early 20th century and much came from tomb excavations in China. Three page preface, list of contents and captions in English. Main text in Japanese. Very scarce. A fine copy.
Available, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 219 in printed List 200.
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