Property from a Dutch Family Collection
Ensemble de 6 ouvrages
A group of six books
comprenant: Herbert A. Giles, Chinese-English Dictionary, 2nd ed. rev. and enl., 2 vols, London, 1912
Le P. Mathias Tchang. S.J., Tombeau des Liang, famille Siao, 1ère partie Siao Choen-Tche, Chang-Hai, 1912
H.F.E. Visser (ed.), The Exhibition of Chinese Art of the Society of Friends of Asian Art, Amsterdam, 1925-1926
Henry Inn & S.C. Lee, Chinese Houses & Gardens, rev. version, New York, 1950
Willem Van Heusden, Ancient Chinese Bronzes, N°240 of 1000 of the 1st edition, Tokyo, 1952
Thomas Allom and Rev. G.N. Wright, China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture and social habits of that ancient empire, 4 vols, London, [no date]
dimensions diverses, divers dimensions
The spines of the books are faded with wear and tiny losses. The pages are overall yellowish, with some scattered stains, some foxing, some humidity stains, some tiny tears and associated tiny losses to the edges.
中文內容僅供參考, 請以英文原版為準。 整組書脊見磨損及極輕微缺損。 整體頁面發黃， 數處分佈污漬， 斑點， 濕痕， 極輕微開裂。 頁邊見輕微缺損。
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Acquired in China by Drs. Roland van den Berg. Dutch diplomat and sinologist Roland van den Berg, posted in China as Third Secretary in the Office of the Netherlands Charge d'Affaires from 1962 to 1966. H.E. Roland van den Berg returned to China in 1986 and served as Dutch Ambassador to China from 1986 to 1992.
此拍品由Roland van den Berg先生得於中國。荷蘭外交官及漢學家Roland van den Berg先生於1962-66年以荷蘭外交部辦公室第三秘書的身份首次被派往中國，后又於1986年出任荷蘭駐中國大使，任期至1992年。