Lot 64 of 222:
19th century Chinese design in color lithography  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Title:
Examples of Chinese Ornament Selected from Objects in the South Kensington Museum and other Collections
Author:
Jones, Owen
Place:
London
Publisher:
S. & T. Gilbert
Date:
1867
Description:

15 pp. text + 100 chromolithographed plates (including added pictorial title). (folio) 34x23.5 cm (13½x9¼"), disbound with original gilt decorated cloth covers present along with about half the spine strip; modern custom folding cloth box.

The premier color plate work on Chinese ornament. Superb series of chromolithographed plates capturing designs on Chinese porcelain, tapestries, and other medium. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
The binding has deteriorated due to the gutta percha used, as is often the case; some plates with minor edge or corner wear, one or two with slight dampstains; folding box with spine head bumped; plates very good.
 
Item number:
287510b
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