Early Chinese Jades. Una Pope-Hennessey.
Early Chinese Jades.
Early Chinese Jades.

Early Chinese Jades.

New York: Frederick A. Stokes & Co., 1923. First American edition. Hardcover. Scarce first American edition of an important work on early Chinese jade. Includes chapters on: jade quarries; the significance of jade; astronomical instruments in jade; the six ritual jades; tablets and weapons; jades for the living and dead; seals, musical instruments, and mountains; vessels of jade; animas in jade; dragon, cicada, toad; and the human figure in jade. 4to, 148pp, 64 b&w plates, 8 color plates. Gray gilt cloth; gilt title at spine. Front board slightly warped, foxing to early pages and at foredge, short closed tears at foredge up to viii. Otherwise very good condition. Item #17445

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