Author: Howard, D.S.
Title: Chinese Armorial Porcelain. Volume II.
Publisher: Heirloom & Howard Limited, Chippenham 2003
Introduction and four illustrated chapters on aspects of the China Trade:
– Reflections, Replacements, Reproductions and Revival
– Of Counters, Carriages and Bookplates
– Armorial Porcelain for Scotland and the role of the Swedish East India Company
– Chinese Armorial Porcelain: The Market during the last Century and in the Future
and The Laws of Blazon, a chapter on understanding heraldry.
Together with a comprehensive analysis and classification of styles and dates of armorial porcelain; 16 appendices including details of directors, captains, ship-owners and merchants of the Hon. East India Company; Governors of Madras, Bombay and Bengal; Lords Mayor of London and city livery companies; analysis of owners of services; bookplate originals for services; and a complete list of mottoes recorded in both volumes.
Details: Hard cover, bound in dark blue buckram with matching slip case and dust jacket. Ggeneral Index and 50-page comprehensive index of services, 1,880 colour and 100 monochrome illustrations; 1,500 armorial services described.
Pages: 904 pp.
ISBN 10: 0954438906
Dimensions: 290 mm (11.4 inch) x 225 mm (8.9 inch) x 6 mm (2.36 inch).
Private copy, not for sale.
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