Lot 68 of 364:
Chinese Ceramics from 206-1911  

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La Céramique Chinoise, De l'époque des Han a l'époque des Ming (206 av. J.- C.-1643)...De l'époque de K'ang-Hi à nos jours (1662-1911)

Vasselot, J. J. Marquet De


Éditions Albert Morancé



2 volumes. Co-written by Mlle. M.-J. Ballot. Illustrated with 84 plates over two volumes, 60 of which are tinted in color. 23x17½cm (9x7") loose pages In portfolios, as issued, cloth-backed printed boards portfolios, string ties. First Edition.

The commentary addresses Chinese ceramics from the period of the reign of the Emperor K'ang Hi. Excerpt: "The XVIIth and the XVIIIth centuries have been the golden age of Chinese procelains. The Louvre is one of the museums where may be most easily studied the ceramics of that period. Mr. Grandidier had indeed applied himself to collecting for the reigns of K'ang Hi, Yong Tcheng, and K'ien Long...." Elegantly illustrated.

Lot Amendments

Rubbing and discoloration to portfolios, but interiors are fine.

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