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BALLOT, M.-J., Les Laques d'Extrême-OrientChine et Japon. [Ire Edition; First edition].
Paris et Bruxelles, Van Oest, 1927 8°. Original limp wrappers, covertitle in bold black type, tinted publ. device in centre, printed between two coloured decorative borders at tail margins, Hftitle (verso with publ. list). . 38, [1]pp. Many captioned monochrome illustrations on XXXIIpp. at rear end, featuring chinese and japanese lacquer ware, extensive explanatory footnotes and references, explanatory glossary of technical terms chinese (romanized) and Japanese (romanized)french, bibliography, rather detailed list of illustrations (additional expert text to captions), table of contents. ["Architecture et Arts Décoratifs", Collection publiée sous la direction de M. Louis Hauteccoeur].
French language scholarly investigation into art, craft and manufacture of chinese and japanese laquerware: boxes, small table, inro, screens, etc. Copy printed on heavy paper, untrimmed and for the greater part unopened. One of the famous Van Oest Art publications. (spine with a modern cloth strip, recte/verso somewhat foxed and library entries, ow a good and clean copy).

See also our catalogues:
- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
- GEMILANG 182: Japan and the Japanese (201).
- GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55574