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Handbook to Chinese ivories from the collection of Sir Victor Sassoon

Liverpool (England). Public Museums.

Handbook to Chinese ivories from the collection of Sir Victor Sassoon

by Liverpool (England). Public Museums.

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Published by Liverpool Public Museums in Liverpool .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ivories -- China -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Foreword by James Johnstone, ... and W.R. Maylor, ... ]
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsSassoon, Victor, Sir., Maylor, W. R.., Johnstone, James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK5983 .L59 1958
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[viii] 113 p. ;
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21190890M

    Sir Victor Sassoon () lived an extraordinary and colourful life and left a remarkable legacy. He created a trust to preserve his collection of ivories for the benefit of UK citizens. Since its foundation and under the guardianship of the dedicated trustees, the collection has grown by the addition of significant specimens that originally went unrepresented. Chinese Ivory Carvings. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

      See, also, the similarly carved ivory wrist rest, but depicting scenes from the novel San Guo Ji (The Book of the Three Kingdoms), included in the exhibition, Selected Ivory Carvings from the Sir Victor Sassoon Chinese Ivories Trust, Phillips, London, November , no. It was part of a very large collection of ivory carvings purchased by Sir Victor Sassoon (–). Sydney Edward Lucas, in a brief introduction to the impressive catalogue he prepared for Sassoon and published in , notes that Sassoon formed the collection while in Beijing between and

    Ivory removed. Much like Brexit, the imminent ivory ban was background music throughout the year. Occasionally the volume was turned up high. The cancellation of the International Netsuke Society Convention and the British Museum’s acquisition of carvings from The Sir Victor Sassoon Chinese Ivories Trust both made waves within the trade.   CHINESE IVORY CARVINGS: THE SIR VICTOR SASSOON COLLECTION. Written by Allen, Phillip. Features over exquisite ivories, the most notable artifacts in Sassoon's important collection Essays written by experts in their fields place the objects in their historical context, making this a book that is both accessible and enlightening Perfect for.


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Handbook to Chinese ivories from the collection of Sir Victor Sassoon by Liverpool (England). Public Museums. Download PDF EPUB FB2

•Features over exquisite ivories, the most notable artifacts in Sassoon's important collection•Essays written by experts in their fields place the objects in their historical context, making this a book that is both accessible and enlightening•Perfect for anyone interested in Asian art, the history of collecting, or the rich and varied relationship between East and West in the 20th 5/5(4).

Handbook to Chinese ivories from the collection of Sir Victor Sassoon. [James Johnstone; W R Maylor;] Victor Sassoon, Sir: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James Johnstone; W R Maylor.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes. Get this from a library. Chinese ivory carvings: the Sir Victor Sassoon collection. [Rose Kerr; Phillip Allen; Shih Ching-Fei] -- Sir Victor Sassoon () lived an extraordinary and colourful life and left a remarkable legacy.

He created a trust to preserve his collection of ivories for the benefit of UK citizens. Since. Sir Victor Sassoon (–) left a remarkable legacy when he created a trust to preserve his collection of ivories for the benefit of UK citizens.

Dedicated trustees have since grown the collection with a number of significant acquisitions, and this catalogue is a celebration of it as it stands today. Buy Chinese Ivory Carvings: The Sir Victor Sassoon Collection 01 by Rose Kerr, Phillip Allen, Shih Ching-Fei (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4). Sir Victor Sassoon () lived an extraordinary and colorful life and left a remarkable legacy. He created a trust to preserve his collection of ivories for the benefit of UK citizens.

Since its foundation and under the guardianship of the dedicated trustees, the collection has grown by the addition of significant specimens that. Sir Victor Sassoon () lived an extraordinary and colourful life and left a remarkable legacy.

He created a trust to preserve his collection of ivories for the benefit of UK citizens. Since its foundation and under the guardianship of the dedicated trustees, the collection has grown by the addition of significant specimens that.

The set details the wonderful collection of Chinese ivories, collected by Sir Victor Sassoon between and Signed by Sir Victor Sassoon and by Sydney Edward Lucas. 1st edition Limited edition of copies.

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Lai valik, kiire tarne ning turvaline ostukeskkond. Vaata lähemalt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, ; Ivories from the Collection of Sir Victor Sassoon, Handbook to Chinese Ivories from the Collection of Sir Victor Sassoon, Liverpool Public Museums, Lower Horseshoe Gallery, ; Catalogue of The International Exhibition of Chinese ArtRoyal Academy of Arts, 1st edition; Chinese Ceramics.

Exhibited in CHINESE IVORIES FROM THE SHANG TO THE QING, Oriental Ceramic Society and British Museum,no Descriptive line. Mortar, carved ivory, China, 17th century. Materials. Elephant ivory.

Collection. East Asia Collection. Sir Victor Sassoon and his Chinese Ivories. Sir Victor was an important member of the wealthy Jewish Sassoon banking family who prospered as bankers and traders in the burgeoning British empire.

Sir Victor’s father was a successful trader but faced difficult financial conditions after the First World War. Book, Description: London: Country Life, 3 v. ( p.): ill. (some col) ; 40cm. Notes "This edition of the Catalogue of Sassoon Chinese ivories is limited to copies, signed by Sir Victor Sassoon and by Sydney Edward Lucas" -- p.

Includes bibliographical references (p. v) and indexes. NLA holds copy number Subjects. The British Museum has accepted a donation of ivory items, which have been given by the Sir Victor Sassoon Chinese Ivories Trust.

They were collected between and by Sassoon, an. Chinese Ivory Carvings The Sir Victor Sassoon Collection Rose Kerr, Phillip Allen, Shih Ching-fei splendid catalogue for a truly remarkable collection of Far Eastern ivories. 'devil's work' spheres, massive figures and exuberantly carved vases, the book is also testament to the technical skills of the craftsmen who produced these wonderful objects.

Rose Kerr is former Keeper of the Far Eastern Department at the V&A. Phillip Allen is Secretary of the Sir Victor Sassoon Chinese Ivories. Assistant curator Susan L. Beningson presents highlights. Meanwhile, project curator Wenyuan Xin shares some of the scholar’s objects from The Sir Victor Sassoon Chinese Ivories Collection, acquired by The British Museum last year.

We continue with two articles on Chinese embroidery. British Museum director Hartwig Fischer said the collection, which dates from the 2nd millennium BC to the 20th century and has been donated by the Victor Sassoon Chinese Ivories Trust, is of the.

The Catalogue of the Sassoon Chinese Ivories, Vol. II (London, ) and Graves Art Gallery. Souvenir of the Grice Collection (Sheffield ). An ivory vase and lid of similar shape, but larger and with different decoration, illustrated in Cox, Warren E. Chinese Ivory Sculpture (New York, ).

Pl author dates to Daoguang Period. London: Country Life, 3 volumes, folio, limited edition, number of copies, signed by both Sir Victor Sassoon and S.E. Lucas, coloured frontispiece and plates, original half.This collection consists of diaries, correspondence and photograph albums by Sir Ellice Victor Elias Sassoon, Bart., G.B.E.

(). Sir Victor was a wealthy Englishman who made substantial real estate investments in Shanghai, China in the s and s. He built hotels, office buildings and residences.

He loved photography, horse racing, Chinese ivories and international friendships and.This collection of Chinese ivory carvings, belonging to Sir Victor Sassoon, Bart., G.B.B., was made in Peking during the years - Many pieces were purchased from Manchu families whose forebears had received them as gifts from the Imperial Court, others were brought from Taoist and Buddhist temples.