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

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

Examples of Chinese Ornament Selected from Objects in the South Kensington Museum and other Collections
Jones, Owen
S. & T. Gilbert

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
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.
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