The Imperial Connection. Court Related Chinese Snuff Bottles. The Humphrey K.F. Hui Collection. 御賞壺珍. 誦先芬室藏清代宮廷鼻煙壺. CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG. ART MUSEUM.

The Imperial Connection. Court Related Chinese Snuff Bottles. The Humphrey K.F. Hui Collection.
御賞壺珍. 誦先芬室藏清代宮廷鼻煙壺.

Hong Kong. The Art Museum, Chinese University of Hong Kong. 1998. Stock ID #173645

Abundant colour illustrations, 255pp, selected bibliography, other references cited, spine sunned, reverse of dustjacket foxed, upper extremity of dustjacket a touch creased, otherwise very good hardback copy. Inscription to previous owner by Humphrey K. F. Hui taped to front free endpaper reverse and penned on title page, text in Chinese and English.

"The 139 bottles in this catalogue are selected from the Humphrey K.F. Hui Collection, sharing a collective theme of "Court-related". All the bottles possess the provenance of the Qing Emperors and their entourage, including the court officials. Eighty six pieces are with imperial poems or inscriptions, reign marks, imperial and private hall marks and are valuable documentary pieces in the study of Chinese snuff bottles. This catalogue consists of two scholarly essays, "Abstract by Xia Gengqi, Zhang Rong, Palace Museum, Beijing" and "Studio Marks in Imperial and Court Related Snuff Bottles by Peter Y.K. Lam"." - Publisher's description.

When referring to this item please quote stockid 173645.

Price: $125.00 AU

other currencies