Sotheby's: MARQUES D'EMPEREURS. (Seals of Emperors). Paris, 2008. 91 pp. Colour plates throughout. 27x21 cm. Paper.
Catalogue of a notable Sotheby's Paris sale of a very select 12 lots which took place on 18 December 2008. Eleven of the lots were from the collection of Emile Guimet (who founded the Musee Guimet in Paris) and seven of these eleven were superb Chinese qing dynasty imperial seals - all from Guimet's collection. Extensive descriptions, indeed near essays, for the seal descriptions. All illustrated in colour, many in multiple views. Near dual texts in English and French and a good amount of Chinese. Scarce.
Subjects: Seals Court Life
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 365 in printed List 192.
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