Excerpt from A Collector’s Sale: Old Chinese Porcelain; Single Color Chinese Porcelain; Ming, Sung, Yuan, and Tang Pottery; Decorated Chinese Porcelain; Old Chinese Bronzes; Jade; Ivory and Crystal
Objects has been consigned for unrestricted public sale. It was formed by a prominent foreign Official, who was a resident Of China for seventeen years.
It embraces a variety of Objects, most Of which are rare and valuable. Many Of these come from the collection Of Monseigneur Favier, who was Bishop of Peking.
Among the most notable pieces are the following an amethyst color pottery vase Of the Sung Period; a Buddhist funeral vase Of celadon, Sung Period; a large turquoise blue baluster porcelain vase, Ming Period, and a large trumpet shape bronze vase, with various archaic letters, Of the Shang Dynasty. An Other Of the particularly interesting features Of this exhibition, and worthy Of the connoisseur’s attention, is the collection Of Old Chinese paintings, consisting Of Albums, Makimono, Kakemono and Screens Of various sizes, all Of which are regarded as extremely fine. It is not believed that Chinese paintings Of such rarity and value have ever before been Offered for sale at auction in America.
The name Of the owner, which for Obvious reasons cannot be publicly advertised, will be given privately by applying to the Anderson Galleries, Inc.
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