The Niaozhuan Hu : International Antiques Fair ; Hong Kong, May 26th-30th, 2017
Price: 40.50 USD
Hong Kong: Deydier Hong Kong Ltd, 2017. Black cloth hardcover with silver lettering. Dust jacket is black with image of pottery from catalogue. 95 pp.; numerous (approx. 50) plates of color photographs; 17 bw figures. This book displays work from the International Antiques Fair in Hong Kong from May 26th-30th, 2017, showcasing the Niaozhuan Hu, an extremely rare bronze wine vessel. The beautiful pictures show this vessel in great detail, with close-ups of its many inscriptions and characters. Also contains articles about the Pelliot Hu, a description of pieces similar to the showcased vessel, a study of the Niaozhuan characters, and a list of previous exhibitions. Text is mainly in English, with some articles written in Chinese with one containing a summary in English. VG+/VG; clean and tight content; dust jacket has minor wear.