Nation: The Man from T'ang

He is the esteemed author of Scott on Bailments (1931), How to Go into Politics (1949) and The Golden Age of Chinese Art (1967). The Oriental Ceramic Society (U. K.) values his membership, as do the advisory committee on Oriental art of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the board of regents of the Smithsonian Institution. The National Art Gallery of Taiwan has a standing offer of an assistant curatorship; and last week Oxford University's Balliol College—the politicians' prep that produced Herbert Asquith, Harold Macmillan, Tory Leader Ted Heath, Defense Minister Denis Healey,...

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