8.5 x 12", 222 pp., over 120 color illustrations, cloth, d.j., Auckland, 1996. Item #182
Writing with the interests of novice collectors and dealers in mind, the author discusses all aspects relating to the dating of later Qing porcelains (Daoguang and later), and offers street-smart advice on buying and collecting. Collectors and dealers will find his open and straightforward approach practical and sometimes daring and provocative. Richly illustrated, this book is high in the collector's spirit, full of observation and friendly advice.