Oct 27, 2022 - Sale 2619

Sale 2619 - Lot 248

Price Realized: $ 2,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(CHINESE ART.) Three Hundred Masterpieces of Chinese Painting in the Palace Museum. 6 volumes in 2 portfolios. Chinese and English text. Hundreds of tipped-in color plates and printed collotypes from the former Imperial Palace of the Ch'ing Dynasty. 437 x 317 mm; 17 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches, original Chinese sewn brocade silk wrappers; housed in two navy cloth folding cases with faux bone clasps, very mild foxing and rubbing; internally near fine but for some very gentle occasional foxing to fore edges. Signed and inscribed by one of the editors, Wang Shih-chieh, to State Department Secretary of the Chinese Embassy, Walter S. Robertson, in Volume 1, dated in the year of publication. First edition of a lavish set selected and compiled by an editorial committee of Joint Board of Directors of the National Palace Museum and the National Central Museum. Taiwan, Taichung: National Palace Museum and National Central Museum, 1959