This is a map from the Oriental Culture Chart Series, copyright 1946. In folded format the size is about 9 x 7 inches. The map unfolded measures 27 x 35 inches. With black figural drawings on heavy-duty beige paper. The map is in exceptionally fine condition, with no tears or stains or handwritten notes. There is very slight sunning to some of the outer edges of the reverse side, trivial. The map is enclosed in the original paper outer folder. The outer folder is sunned and is worn along the center fold. A Near Fine map.This chart shows 178 typical examples of bronze vases, food and wine vessels, measures, bells, mirrors, weapons, etc., of general and ritual use, as a guide to the identification and study of these most interesting works of art. All pieces have been selected from the catalogs of the great palace collections. Some old forms of the Chinese characters are given for comparison. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Chinese Bronzes: Oriental Culture Chart #14
Publisher: W. M. Hawley
Publication Date: 1946
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: Presumed First Edition.
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