Oriental Lowestoft Chinese Export Porcelain Porcelaine de la Cie des Indes With Special reference to the Trade with China and the Porcelain Decorated for the American Market
by Hyde, J.A. Lloyd
Newport, Monmouthshire: The Ceramic Book Company, 1954. Second, limited to 1500 copies. Hardbound. VG- contents, clean and tight, but with fading and fraying to cloth covers; a small water stain on front cover.. Blue cloth with embossed title. viii, , 166, , 16 double-sided bw plates and 4 color plates (inc. frontispiece). The expression "Oriental Lowestoft" has become a generic name for any porcelain made in China for export to Europe and America. This is the result of erroneous attribution by Chaffers in 1863). and is the subject matter of this book, not exclusively porcelain made at the Lowestoft factory although there is a history of that factory and a description of their output. With Special reference to the Trade with China and the Porcelain Decorated for the American Market. 7 chapters cover trade in oriental porcelains, the East India Companies, Jesuits in China, decoration for Western markets, pieces made for the American market, American Marine Lowestoft, famous American decorative pieces, US arms, arms of individual states and cities, and more.
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