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A Portfolio of objects from the Pan-Asian Collection

These objects graphically reflect Christian Humann's aesthetic sensibility and his philosophy of collecting as he stated with simple eloquence in the quotation used as the epigraph at the beginning of this article. They are also some of my personal favorites.

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All the illustrations in this portfolio were specially prepared by Rob Aft of Los Angeles from slides made in the early 1970s by photographers in LACMA.

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