Pater Gratia Oriental Art

Howard 2003


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


Language: English.


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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