Chinese Trade Porcelain Beurdeley 1969
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This is the rare large hardcover book: Chinese Trade Porcelain by Michael Beurdeley, 1969. An excellent survey of the China trade in export porcelains including chapters on the early history, technical aspects, blue and white, evolution of polychrome decoration, blanc de Chine, celadons, scenes and subjects, and all of the various countries involved in the trade. Includes a descriptive catalogue of 244 pieces covering vases, dishes, and figures; and the form and decoration of Chinese export porcelain and their artistic debt to the West. Contents include: Color Photos, Cathay, Chinese, Canton, and Blue and White decoration, Polychrome, Blanc de Chine, South East Asia, Shapes, Scenes and Subjects. 220 (+ 6) pages, 24 beautiful tipped in color plates, 100 black and white illustrations, followed by a catalogue of 244 additional black and white illustrations with descriptions. Part 1: form and decoration of the porcelain and their artistic influence from the west are described. Part 2: for each country named in Part 1 a historical examination of their far eastern connections and an analysis of the porcelain characteristics peculiar to these destined countries. Includes Descriptive catalogue, Chronological table, Bibliography, Index. Published in Switzerland by the Charles E. Tuttle Company. Translated by Diana Imber. Library of Congress Catalog Card number 62 14115. Standard Book Number 8-48 0676-4. Copyright 1962 by Diana Imber; originally published in French under the title of Porcelaine de la Compagnie des Indies, Copyright 1962 by Office du Livre S.A. Fribourg, Switzerland. First Edition 1962. Second printing 1969. 226 pages. Maroon cloth stamped in gilt on spine. Condition: very good. Cover, spine and pages clean and intact. Gently used and neatly stored. Fine photo-illustrated dust jacket is lightly worn with 3.0-inch tape repair to bottom of spine, and 0.3-inch tape repair to lower rear corner. Dimensions (in inches): 11.3 X 9.8 X 1.7. Weight: 3 Lbs, 12 Oz. Domestic Shipping and Insurance by UPS Ground $10.00. Thanks for looking, and good luck bidding!
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- Width: 9.8 inches
- Height: 11.3 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 3.7 pounds
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