Yixing Purple Clay Ware, Liang Baiquan, 1991, Chinese Pottery, Very Good w/DJ

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Yixing Purple Clay Ware (宜興紫砂)
Liang Baiquan
Cultural Relics Publishing House; Liangmu Publishing House (文物出版社; 兩木出版社)
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Used: Very Good
Sku: 02090
Notes: A Very Good book in a Very Good dust jacket, 4to, 11 1/2" x 8 1/2." Bilingual text in Chinese and English. Brown full leather binding in a brown and blue paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on front cover and book spine. Gilt lettering front panel and dust jacket spine. Color illustration on front panel. The blue color on the dust jacket spine and edges of front and back panels is likely a form of discoloration and possibly from sunning. Covers have slight surface rippling on front and back and minuscule wear to extremities, else clean and intact, binding tight. Dust jacket has fading or sunning along spine and edges of front and back panels, else clean and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations in black-and-white and color. 382 pp., including illustrations. A beautiful catalog of Yixing ware, also known as purple clay ware. Yixing ware is made of a special type of purple clay, which comes in different shades, from the Jiangsu Province in China. Many examples of Yixing teapots and other Yixing pottery and ceramics are shown in full-color illustrations with captions. Authored by Liang Baiquan. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.