A Time of Transition: Two Collectors of Chinese Art

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Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, 1991 - Art, Chinese - 115 pages
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Contains two essays which look at the lives of two men that collected Chinese art during the transition from Imperial to Republican China. Tuan-fang was a viceroy during the final years of the Ch'ing dynasty and Dr John C. Ferguson was an American missionary.

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Contents

JANUARY 1923 No
1
The Chinese Idea of a Garden By Florence Ayscough
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The Collecting of Chinese Porcelain By Ernest Hall
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B. W. Robinson (1912–2005) was an authority on many aspects of Islamic and Japanese art. Eleanor Sims, formerly of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the editor of Islamic Art, has written widely on Iranian art. Manijeh Bayani is a specialist in Arabic and Persian epigraphy.

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