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[CHINESE ART EXHIBITION IN LONDON]. - The Chinese Exhibition. A Commemorative Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Chinese Art, Royal Academy of Arts, November 1935 - March 1936. London, Faber and Faber Ltd., 1935.

4to. Pp. xxviii, 160 + 160 pages with about 335 photos of objects and 22 photos of marks and signatures + lvs. 81 with captions to the illustrations, and one coloured frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, u. e. g. Copy of Carl Kempe (1884-1967), a Swedish industralist and famous colllector of ceramics. An impressive catalogue of the important Chinese Art Exhibition in London 1935-36. It was the first time in history that such a large quantity of Chinese art objects had been on loan to a foreign country. According to Western scholars this exhibition "Inaugurated the modern era of Chinese art historical studies in Europe" (Elliot & Shambaugh 2005, 83f). Yuan 268.
EUR 1800.00 [Appr.: US$ 2112.87 | £UK 1598.75 | JP¥ 236692] Book number 100637

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