Author: Howard, D.S.
Title: Chinese Armorial Porcelain.
Publisher: Faber & Faber Ltd, London, December 1974
The major part of consists of a dictionary of armorial porcelain services painted in China for the British market between 1695 and 1820. Pieces of nearly 2000 services are illustrated by styles chronologically, the arms blazoned and the families described; and in all 2900 services are recorded. This book presents a fascinating blend of information on Chinese export ware, heraldry, and taste and social history in England during the eighteenth century. It, together with volume II (2003) endures as the definitive work on Chinese armorial porcelain
Details: Hard cover, red buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine and a crisp gilt-stamped design to the front board, full-pictorial dust jacket. Numerous illustrations in black-and-white and with full-page colour plates
Pages: 1047 pp.
ISBN 10: 0571098118
ISBN 13: 978-0571098118
Dimensions: 300 mm (11.8 inch) x 270 mm (10.7 inch) x 50 mm (2.0 inch).
Private copy, not for sale.
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