Oriental Blue & White. 1970. NF HC Chinese Porcelain Pottery

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Oriental Blue & White Author: Garner, Harry Publisher: Praeger Publishers Inc. Release Date: 1970 Seller Category: CHINESE ART Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Very Good Sku: 01818 Notes: Near Fine, 6 1/4" x 10" 8vo. Corrected, 3rd Edition. Blue cloth over boards, gilt lettering to spine, minimal shelf wear on bottom edge and bumping to spine top and bottom, else sharp tips, clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. Near Fine white pictorial dustjacket featuring a Hsuan Te period porcelain piece on the front panel, blue lettering on front and spine, minimal shelf wear, light toning and rubbing to edges, else intact, showing no chips or tears, not price-clipped, and protected by a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. [xxx] 86 pp + unpaginated illustrated index. Replete with over 200 full-color plates and black-and-white images. Includes Foreword, Preface to the Third and Second Edition, essays, Appendix of Makers' Marks, Bibliography and Index. The English author, Harry Garner, was a noted collector and expert on Chinese porcelain to praise it's widely influential design and craftsmanship. From the dustjacket: "In Oriental Blue and White, Sir Harry Garner traces the origins and development of this widely influential type of porcelain. The author treats succinctly and lucidly the identifying features of the porcelain body, the varying sades of blue, the decorative motifs, and the date markings." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.