All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1800 item #1163928 (stock #2495)
BLANC DE CHINE Porcelain from Dehua, a gorgeous and invaluable hard cover used book in excellent condition, by Rose Kerr & John Ayers, "A Catalogue of the Hickley Collection, Singapore," published by Curzon Press in 2002. 160+ items are discussed and illustrated in full color. Insured Priority Mail within the U.S. $15. Elsewhere at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1800 item #1163901 (stock #2494)
CHINESE CLOISONNE - The Pierre Uldry Collection. 331 pp. of valuable information and 381 black-and-white as well as full-color photos. Excellent used condition. Insured Priority Mail within the U.S., $15. Elsewhere at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1700 item #1163832 (stock #2493)
The Peony Pavilion Collection: Chinese Ceramics for Japan (c. 1580-1650). Scarce hard cover by Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., 1989. 122 pp. of text with full-color illustrations. Excellent condition. Our price includes insured USPS Priority Mail shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #1073456 (stock #2266)
KOREAN POTTERY & PORCELAIN OF THE YI PERIOD, by G.St.G.M. Gompertz, published by Frederick A. Prager, New York and Washington, c. 1968. The classic work on Korean ceramics from 1393 to the early 20th century. Excellent condition, including dust jacket. 106 pages of text and bibliography followed by 120 large black-and-white photos of representative pieces. Shipping via Media Mail is free. Priority mail at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1045896 (stock #2151)
CHAMBERLAIN-WORCESTER PORCELAIN 1788-1852 by Geoffrey A. Godden. Excellent used condition, including dust jacket. Please see our second and third images for description. About 11" x 8-3/4" x 1-1/2". USPS Priority Mail within the U.S., $15. Elsewhere at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1700 item #1040572 (stock #2136)
KO-IMARI PORCELAIN FROM THE COLLECTION OF OLIVER IMPEY, by Barry Davies, published by Barry Davies Oriental Art, Ltd., London, c. 1997. This is a Japanese-English bilingual edition (please see our images), consisting of 227 pages of full-color illustrations and descriptions of pieces in the Oliver Impey collection, most dating from the late 17th and 18th centuries. About 12" x 9" x 1". Priority Mail shipping within the U.S., 15. Elsewhere at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1018734 (stock #2099)
Vols. I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII of THE SHIBATA COLLECTION of Japanese porcelain from the early 17th to the mid 19th C. About 10" x 9.5". All in excellent nearly new condition. USPS Priority or Media Mail from Virginia at cost.
Hard cover edition consisting of 156 pp. of text and colored photos of what remains of the Dresden Collection of early Japanese porcelain assembled by Augustus the Strong. Orbis Publishing, c. 1981. Good used condition. About 7.75" x 8.75". Media Mail or First Class shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1800 item #937700 (stock #1830)
JAPANESE EXPORT PORCELAIN by Oliver Impey, Catalogue of the collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Hotei Publishing, Amsterdam, c 2002: Japanese porcelain formed an important function in the decorative schemes of European palaces and country houses in the second half of the 17th century, the continuation of which is felt to this day, both in interior decoration and in the innumerable imitations and pastiches that have never been out of fashion...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1800 item #937414 (stock #1828)
FINE & CURIOUS by Christiaan J.A. Joerg: An enduring witness to Dutch-Japanese relations is Arita export porcelain made for the Dutch market in the 17th and 18th centuries. The Dutch East India Company (VOC) was instrumental in ordering and distributing a diversity of export wares. Private trade also played an important role. This results in the importation of large amounts of Japanese porcelain into The Netherlands, particularly during a period when Chinese porcelain was unavailable...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #933872 (stock #1821)
CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN by D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, published by Pitman in New York in 1974. 256 pages, 8 colored plates, 42 (two-sided) pages of black-and-white photos, and countless detailed line drawings throughout. Signs of gentle use but nothing I'd call damage, this book is in very good condition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1800 item #933538 (stock #1817)
Geoffrey A. Godden's ORIENTAL EXPORT MARKET PORCELAIN, c. 1979 by Geoffrey A. Godden and published by Granada Publishing, Ltd. About 8.5" x 9.5" x 1-1/8". Though dust jacket is a bit frayed, book in excellent condition. Mr. Godden is widely celebrated for his knowledge of English ceramics but handled as much Chinese porcelain as English. His research on the subject has been exceptionally wide-ranging, and the majority of his sources quoted in this volume were published here for the first time...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #898289 (stock #1753)
CHINESE CARVED LACQUER by Derek Clifford, Bamboo Press, first edition, 1992, is an over-size book (11.5" x 10") lavishly illustrated with fine mainly full-color photos of Chinese lacquer / cinnabar from the Ming period through the People's Republic. The book concentrates on the often spectacular varieties of carved lacquer work, and deals with this subject in greater detail than has previously been possible...
PORCELAIN OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANIES by Michel Beurdeley, Barrie & Rockliff, London, First Edition in slipcase, c. 1962. Excellent condition including the DJ. 220 pp. lavishly illustrated with color and black and white photos of Chinese export porcelain. Shipping at cost.
"This book is an important contribution to the study of Chinese ceramics...(it) is an essential addition to the libraries of all those museums, art students, collectors and dealers who are interested in the history of Chinese ceramics for it breaks new ground." Soame Jenyns. Published in London 1974, reprinted 1977. 139 pages of text and color plates followed by 124 monochrome plates. Excellent condition, including DJ. Shipping at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #658355 (stock #1437)
EASTERN ZHOU RITUAL BRONZES From the Arthur M. Sackler Collection, by Jenny So, c. 1995, concludes a major project to catalogue the Sackler Collection. Standards in the field, these volumes are a monument to Dr. Sackler's love for China and its artistic heritage and his dedication to furthering Western understanding. The supreme art of ancient China was the bronze ritual vessel...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #658087 (stock #1434)
With text by Daisy Lion-Goldschmidt and Jean-Claude Moreau-Gobbard, CHINESE ART, Bronze, Jade, Sculpture, Ceramics, c. 1962, presents some of the finest timeless Chinese works of art covering a period of approximately 4000 years. Excellent condition. 428 pages, 65 color plates, 133 photo-engravings with complete and detailed descriptions, a chronological table of Chinese dynasties and a bibliography. About 10.5" x 13" x 2" and weighs about 8 lbs. Shipping at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #325198 (stock #825)
Indispensable, highly detailed guide to 18th Century English Porcelain Figures 1745-1795, by Peter Bradshaw, published by Antique Collectors' Club in 1981. 327 pp. lavishly illustrated with 26 colored plates and many more black and white plates. Excellent condition: dust jacket intact along with original green cloth binding stamped in gold, which is in excellent condition. Several invaluable appendices, including guide to marks, and a good bibliography. Weighs about 3.5 lbs...