Sezon Museum of Art: SOGEN NO SHIKURODO TEN. (Exhibition of the Silk Road on the Steppes). Tokyo, 1981. c.150 pp. Colour and b/w plates and illustrations throughout. 24x25 cm. Paper.
Catalogue of an exhibition that toured Japan in 1981-82, including the Sezon Museum of Art in Tokyo that showed treasures and artefacts from the northern part of the Silk Road that traversed Mongolia, Siberia and Soviet Central Asia. Includes Mongolian religious artefacts, Ordos bronzes, interesting and unusual gold pieces from tombs in Siberia - and much more. The exhibition was under the auspices of the Soviet Academy of Sciences but, presumably, the objects loaned from numerous Soviet institutions. Well illustrated. Texts in Japanese and Russian. Scarce.
Subjects: Silk Road Metalwork
Available, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 530 in printed List 200.
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