2015 · Geneva
by BAUR, Alfred; Monique CRICK; Helen LOVEDAY; Estelle NIKLES VAN OSSELT
Geneva: 5 Continents, Fondation Baur, Musée des Arts d'Extrême-Orient, 2015. A fine copy. Large 4to. 455 pages. A profusion of color illustrations by Hughes DuBois. Cloth; Dust jacket. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. "The Baur Foundation, Museum of Far Eastern Art in Geneva, Switzerland, houses one of the most important collections of Asian art in the world: some 9,000 works from China and Japan. This new book celebrates the 50th anniversary of the museum and the 150th birthday of Alfred Baur (1865-1951). Lavishly illustrated with stunning new photographs, the book showcases the diversity and quality of Baur's collections, which span netsuke, lacquerware, saber fittings, prints, jades, imperial ceramics, textiles, and much more" (the publisher).
(Inventory #: 405587)