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CHINESE TRADE PORCELAIN

By: Beurdeley, Michel

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Rutland, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1969

Seller ID: 39595

ISBN: 0804806764

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


xii, 220 pages; Clean and tight in original cloth binding in bright nice dustjacket. Translated by Diana Imber. An excellent study of Chinese Export porcelains. 24 magnificent tipped-in color plates and about a hundred b&w figures. In the first part, the form and decoration of the porcelain and their artistic influence from the west are described; then follow historical surveys of the Far Eastern connections of each of the countries named above, and a systematic analysis of the characteristics peculiar to porcelain destined for each of these countries. Finally, there is a descriptive catalog... View more info