YAKUDO, Y: The Effie B. Allison Collection: Kosometsuke and Other Chinese Blue-and-White Porcelains

Invitation. The Effie B. Allison Collection: Kosometsuke and Other Chinese Blue-and-White PorcelainsYakudo, Yoshiko (Curator). The Effie B. Allison Collection: Kosometsuke and Other Chinese Blue-and-White Porcelains. The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1982. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30848) $25.00

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Accompanied a March 2-June 6, 1982 exhibition at the Asia Museum in San Francisco. Black and white illustrations throughout. Photo of Effie B. Allison. 36p.

Lain in invitation to the preview reception.

Kosometsuke pieces have been a popular export to Japan since the 15th century. Included are tea ceremony cups and pots, covered boxed, and small dishes of all kinds that were designed specifically for the Japanese market.

SHORE, V: Landscapes of the Mind: Art Collection of the United States Embassy, Beijing China

Shore, Virginia (Curator). Landscapes of the Mind: Art Collection of the United States Embassy, Beijing China. Washington DC: US Department of State, 2008. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30839) $30.00

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Text in English and Chinese. Beautiful color plates.

Artists include Fabien Baron, Xu Bing, Anne Chu, Lynn Davis, April Gornik, Cai Guo-Qiang, Naomie Kremer, Jeff Koons, Hong Lei, Maya Lin, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Robert Rauschenberg, Arlene Shechet, Betty Woodman, and others.

ZHOU WENYONG: The Old Lifestyle in Suzhou

Book cover. The Old Lifestyle in SuzhouZhou Wenyong. The Old Lifestyle in Suzhou. Foreign Language Press, 2006. ISBN: 7119043897. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30829) $16.00

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Text in English and Chinese. Exhibition catalog. Illustrated throughout. 177p.

These paintings describe the daily life of the people and the activities of people engaged in many different trades in Suzhou in true and lively images. Suzhou, a city west of Shanghai, is known for its canals, bridges and classical gardens. Large French flaps.