Lot 88 of 478:
China for the West: Chinese Porcelain  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$270
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
China for the West: Chinese Porcelain & other Decorative Arts for Export illustrated from the Mottahedeh Collection

Author:
Howard, David and John Ayers

Place:
London and New York

Publisher:
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Date:
1978

Description:

2 volumes. 698 pp. Illustrated with 103 color plates, full-or half-page, and nearly 700 monochrome illustrations. (4to) blue cloth with gilt stamp cover designs and spine, illustrated dust jackets, cloth slipcase with blue and gold decoration. First Edition.

A spectacular production which showcases the Mottahedeh Collection of Chinese Porcelain and other decorative arts for export. 694 works cataloged and illustrated.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear to slipcase, closed tear to bottom edge of front jacket panel on vol. 1, with some loss to jacket near heel of spine, a few other minor chips or closed tears to jacket edges; light wear to cloth; near fine volumes in very good jackets.


 
Item number:
282003a
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