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The Baur Collection, Geneva: Chinese Ceramics (VOLUME I, II, III and IV)

The Baur Collection, Geneva: Chinese Ceramics (VOLUME I, II, III and IV)

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The Baur Collection, Geneva: Chinese Ceramics (VOLUME I, II, III and IV)

by Ayers, John

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Collections Baur-Genève, Switzerland Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. English and French text; 4 VOLUMES Hardcover (cloth with dust jacket) without the slipcases; 24 x 29 cm; 7.9 Kg; Each volume includes an introduction followed by an extensive catalogue with black and white and colour illustrations, each with caption.; Used books with signs of wear on the dust jackets and interior. Good condition overall. The dust jackets of volume I and III have tears (vol I on rear of the front cover and vol III on the top of the front cover and on the top of the back cover). All dust jackets are now protected with a clearcover. OUT OF PRINT. LIMITED EDITION OF 1100 COPIES, 50 DELUXE COPIES IN LEATHER NUMBERED FROM I to L; 1000 STANDARD COPIES IN CLOTH NUMBERED FROM 1 to 1000 AND 50 COPIES RESERVED TO EMPLOYEES, OF WHICH THESE ARE: VOLUME I: 889, VOLUME II: 934, VOLUME III: 160 AND VOLUME IV: 819; VOLUME I: Korean and Thai Wares; 1968; 1.9 Kg; 232 pages.; VOLUME II: Ming Porcelain and Other Wares; 1.8 Kg; 194 pages; 1969; VOLUME III: Monochrome-Glazed Porcelains of the Ch'ing Dynasty; 2.3 Kg; 266 pages 1972; VOLUME IV: Painted and Polychrome Porcelains of the Ch'ing Dynasty; 1.9 Kg; 1974; 222 pages.; Alfred Baur was born in the Canton of Zurich, in 1865. He made a life-long collection of Far Eastern art, especially Chinese ceramics and jade, and Japanese porcelain, lacquer ware, netsuke, sword ornaments, prints and textiles. Shortly before he died in 1951, this Swiss connoisseur of Eastern art made over his collection to a foundation which bears his name. The collection is now on view in a Geneva townhouse. These four volumes are a general catalogue of the collections of Chinese ceramics by Mr. John Ayers, Deputy Keeper at the Victoria and Albert Museum at the time of the publication. Each volume covers the following: Volume I: T'ang and Sung, Volume II: Ming, Volume III: Ch'ing (Monochrome and glazed porcelains) and Volume IV: Ch'ing (Painted and polychrome porcelains)..


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The Baur Collection, Geneva: Chinese Ceramics (VOLUME I, II, III and IV)
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Collections Baur-Genève, Switzerland
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Jorge Welsh Books has been dealing in art reference books since 1999. What started as a platform for the distribution of publications by Jorge Welsh Research & Publishing has now evolved into an established bookselling division. We focus in our fields of expertise, specifically cross-cultural works of art from Africa, India, China and Japan, with an emphasis on Chinese porcelain. Our aim is to source and deliver relevant publications in the best possible condition to collectors and academics alike, while providing a high-quality, personalised service.


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