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Chinese ceramics, bronzes and jades in the collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow by James Alan Noel Barlow

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pottery, Chinese.,
  • Bronzes, Chinese.,
  • Jade.,
  • Art objects -- Private collections.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 165-170.

Statementby Michael Sullivan.
ContributionsSullivan, Michael, 1916-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK4165 .B3 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination173 p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19622924M

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A New Book on Velázquez (pp. ) Velázquez. A Catalogue Save Cite this Item xml. Chinese Ceramics, Bronzes and Jades in the Collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow by Michael Sullivan, Sir Alan, Lady Barlow. By William Charles White. Kelly & Walsh, Limited Shanghai , hard back; Chinese Ceramics Bronzes And Jades In the collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow. By Michael Sullivan. Faber and Faber Limited London, , hard back; Illustrated Catalogue Of Chinese-Government Exhibits for the International Exhibition of Chinese Art in London. Including: Chinese Ceramics, Bronzes, and Jades in the Collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow, Michael Sullivan, Faber, London, The Han Tomb No. 1 At Mawangtui, Changsha, two volumes, by Hunan Provincial Museum and Institute of Archaeology, Academia Sinica, Wen Wu Press, Beijing, Archaeological Finds from Pre-Qin Sites in Guangdong, Guangdong Provincial Museum, the Art . The Barlow Collection was formed by Sir Alan Barlow (). Educated at Marlborough and Oxford, Alan Barlow had a distinguished career in public service. He worked as a civil servant in several government departments and was Private Secretary to Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald in He retired from a post at the Treasury in

The collection is particularly strong in the ceramics of the Tang ( AD) and Song ( AD) dynasties, with an emphasis on a simplicity of form and decoration that was very much the taste of its founder, Sir Alan Barlow. Objects in the collection span three millenia with most periods of Chinese history represented, from the ancient. Compare also a pear-shaped vase incised with a lotus scroll, illustrated in Michael Sullivan, Chinese Ceramics, Bronzes and Jades in the Collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow, London, , pl. 95b; and another carved with fruiting grapes framed by a similar keyfret border and petal panels with foliate motifs, illustrated in Regina Krahl. A similar saucer dish is illustrated by M. Sullivan in Chinese Ceramics, Bronzes and jades in the collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow, London, , pl. 99a, and another was sold at Christie's New York, 15 September , lot See another related Ding box and cover illustrated in Michael Sullivan, Chinese Ceramics, Bronzes and Jades in the Collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow, London, , pl. 44a; and another formerly in the collection of Mrs. Alfred Clark illustrated in Basil Gray, Early Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, London, , pl. 36a and subsequently sold.

Compare the brown-stained white marble lion of similar size illustrated by M. Sullivan, Chinese Ceramics, Bronzes and Jades in the Collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow, London, , pl. 14 (no. S36), and one from the collection of Stephen Junkunc, III, sold at Christie's, New York, 21 September , lot The book of art: a pictorial encyclopedia of painting, drawing, and sculpture. The cave temples of Maichishan: Chinese art; recent discoveries: Chinese ceramics, bronzes and jades in the collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow: The Chinese painting collection and correspondence of Sir James Stewart Lockhart (). Other similar examples are illustrated by Dubosc in the exhibition catalogue Settimo Centenario di Marco Polo, Mostra d’Arte Cinese, Venice, , p. , no. , from the Gure Collection; by Sullivan in Chinese Ceramics, Bronzes and Jades in the Collection of Sir Alan and Lady Barlow, London, , pl. 66a; by d’Argencé in The Hans. Chinese Art: Bronzes, Jade, Sculpture, Ceramics by Daisy Lion-Goldschmidt and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at