​   WEST END ANTIQUES      

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Michael Banks Abstract Of Credentials


*  Florida State University, B.A.

University of Wisconsin, Postgraduate work

Cambridge University, Certificate of Research


*  President, West End Antiques, Inc. (1972 to present)

​619 Green Bay Road, Wilmette, IL  60091

(847) 256-2291 or Fax (847) 256-0979


*  Arts and Antiques Editor:  L'Officiel/U.S.

*  Instructor of Asian and Tribal Art

*  Nationally and Internationally published writer, lecturer.  Frequent

   appearance on cable television.

*  Published Articles include:  Japanese Woodblock Prints, Netsuke, Early Chinese Pottery, Religion and Art in      the Northern Wei Dynasty, Rose Medallion Porcelain, Chinese Nephrite Jade, Chinese Export Paintings, Indian    Art: Bronzes, Turkoman Tribal Rugs,  Jewels in the Tomb (also available in Chinese), Stone Carvings of the        Northern Wei.

*  Publisher of acclaimed works on Art and History:  "The Life and Times of Japanese Print Masters"  by

     Donald Kahn.