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Title: Ostasiatisches Gerät. Ausgewält und Beschrieben. [Erste Auflage; First edition].
Description: Berlin, Bruno Cassirer, 1925. Large 8°. Original clothbacked publ. boards. Gilt tooled circular device on front cover. [1, preface], 62pp. of explanatory introduction in which a definition is given of the german expression Gerät is given and also geographical spread of art objects from Eastern Asia, list of sources and literature consulted, 4 monochrome and captioned images of which 2 full-page, some explanations of japanese/chinese art terms translated into german. Album with 280 monochrome images on 140pp., captioned in french and german, also with geographical location kept, illustrating highly important East Asian Art Objects. [Die Kunst des Ostens, Band X, edited by William Cohn]. German language survey of important antique Eastern Asian Plastic Arts and crafts, bronzes, pottery and porcelain, bowls and vases, platters, ceremonial costumes and textiles, carpets, furniture, weapons and armour, tsubas, swordblades, buddhist and hindu cult objects, chinese and japanese writing gear, tea ceremony utensils, smoking utensils, home utensils, decorated musical instruments. Still a standard work on the topic. Good to very good copy.

Keywords: utensils buddhist hundu china japan antiques antiquty weapons tsuba armour household music instruments pottery bronzes china japan culture heritage asia easternasia

Price: EUR 95.00 = appr. US$ 103.25 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 56928

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