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Jade & Other Hard Stones, Single Color and Decorated Porcelains, Including Many Specimens from The Imperial Collection. Property of Ton-Ying & Company, Sold By Order of The President Mr. C.F. Yao (Ton-Ying Collection of 1928)
NY: American Art Association Inc, 1928. Softbound. VG-, spine and covers weak and tender, catalogue solid and clean. Tannish paper wraps. 224 (2) pp. 100+ lots illustrated in BW, color frontis and one other color plate (both with tissue guard). Cover title is "Chinese Art of Antiquity and Rarity. The Ton-Ying Collection of 1928." The Tonying Company, founded by Zhang Renjie (also known as Zhang Jingjiang) was an international exporter-importer of art as well as tea and silks, and the company was able to procure high quality works of art due to Zhang's connections in China. Catalogue lists 499 items. Public auction sale February 1, 2, 3 and 4th, 1928. A huge sale conducted over 4 days, and rare.
      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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