Lot 121 of 364:
Hobson on Chinese Pottery  

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The Art of the Chinese Potter.
Hobson, R.L. & A.L. Hetherington.
New York
Alfred Knopf

Illustrated with 152 plates, most in color; printed tissue guards. 28x21cm (11x8¼") ¾ vellum and patterned boards, gilt-lettered spine, t.e.g. First Edition.

A scarce work by Hobson on Chinese pottery. Hobson (1872-1941) was the keeper of the Dept. of Ceramics and Ethnography at the British Museum, and an authority on eastern ceramics. He was instrumental in elevating Chinese ceramics to the status of fine art in the west.

Lot Amendments
Front joint cracked, darkening to vellum, mild rubbing to extremities, else good.
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