This guide is aimed primarily at collectors starting out in the field of Antique Porcelain, offering dear and authoritative guidance. It covers the different sources of porcelain - auction houses, markets and dealers - as well as giving details of venues where porcelain may be seen and appreciated. Two major sections of the book examine the main ...
This guide is aimed primarily at collectors starting out in the field of Antique Porcelain, offering dear and authoritative guidance. It covers the different sources of porcelain - auction houses, markets and dealers - as well as giving details of venues where porcelain may be seen and appreciated. Two major sections of the book examine the main porcelain producing countries and the famous factories and designers. To help readers identify porcelain with confidence, the guide presents eight typical pieces or shapes for objects such as cups, plates, bowls etc. There is advice on identifying fakes and later reproductions, as well as on key rules in choosing and purchasing. For the committed collector there are extensive reading lists for further research. Existing collectors will find all titles in this series act as a handy and portable reference, and beginners will welcome a reliable, accessible starting point from which their interests can develop.
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Very good in very good dust jacket. condition very good+. near fine copy. cover has a little rub/edge wear. text clean+ no reminder mks/names, sq., tight, solid. sm. sticker bk. a nice copy. fast shippin. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 192 p. Contains: Illustrations. Starting to Collect. Audience: General/trade.
Fine in Near Fine jacket. Wrapper shows signs of wear, but UNREAD. 192pp including two appendices(list of marks and guide to dating, and Chinese Dynasties and Periods) plus a bibliography and an index. Illustrated in colour throughout.
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