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September Day 2: Important Asian Art

Thu, Sep 23, 2021 11:00AM EDT
Lot 470

Set of 10 - Manuscript Copy of Zhenjiu Dacheng "The Compendium of Acupuncture"

Estimate: $300 - $600

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Chinese Jiaqing manuscript of Zhenjiu Dacheng "The Great Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion." In ten volumes, with 103 illustrations. Made from the 1680 edition by Wang Gaoru in the town of Fenyi in the Shanxi province, in the seventh year of the Jiaqing period (1802). Originally compiled by Yang Jizhou (1522-1620). Featuring rich descriptions of the origins of acupuncture, detailed human anatomy, and how acupuncture can treat illnesses. In the late Qing dynasty this manuscript was in the collection of a doctor, who filled the first four pages with medical notes and prescriptions.

Provenance: Collection of Bruce Dayton & Ruth Stricker Dayton, Minnesota.

Height: 4 1/4 in x width: 8 1/2 in x depth: 5 in.


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