Wu Dacheng: GUYU TUKAO. (Illustration and Study of Ancient Jades). Yangzhou, 1997. 143 pp. folded leaves. Numerous b/w woodcut illustrations. 2 vols. 21x14 cm. Stitched.
GBP 50.00
An early study of Chinese jade by a famous late 19th century connoisseur and collector, Wu Dacheng. Well-illustrated, it made reasonable identifications and gave valuable stimulus to further investigation and research. This is a decent two-volume reprint of the original 1889 edition. In Chinese. Out-of-print.
Subjects: Jade
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 651 in printed List 194.
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