Chinese Glass Paintings and Export Porcelain. Chinese Porcelain Company.

Chinese Glass Paintings and Export Porcelain

Chinese Porcelain Company. 9 x 12.5", 136 pp., 93 items illustrated in color, bibliography, cloth, d.j., New York, 1996. (o.p.; sl wear to d.j., text near fine). Item #291

This richly illustrated volume features a large group of rare and unusual objects made in China for export to diverse countries such as England, France, Portugal, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Mexico, and the United States. Highlights are two pieces of furniture incorporating mirror paintings in their design, many superb paintings produced by Chinese artists on glass or mirror, two pairs of massive soldier vases, and several pairs of animal and figure groups. Extensive scholarly catalogue entries were prepared for each object.

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