China For America was Published by Schiffer Publishing after their Publishing of Chinese Export Porcelain. Enthusiasts of Chinese Porcelain and American Commercial History alike welcomes this study of the Porcelain Dishes made in China for Americans in the 18TH And 19TH Centuries. The tea,yard goods,and opium trade set the scene for commerce that brought this porcelain to the United States. Prominent families from Maine to South Carolina and West to Mississippi and California are represented with family crests,Initials,Names or Original Design Decorations. The decorations are divided into styles with armorial crests,monograms,eagles,marine scenes. Masonic emblems,portraits,floral decorations and include the mass produced patterns. Canton,Fitshugh,Rose Medallion, butterfly and variations.
Fifteen styles of American eagle and four styles of the Ordeer of Cincinati decoration are illustrated. Students of American History,Antiques, and Chinese Ceramics will all find the material fascinating.