Espir, Helen: EUROPEAN DECORATION ON ORIENTAL PORCELAIN 1700-1830. London, 2005. 269 pp. Colour plates throughout. 31x24 cm. Cloth.
A well-researched and detailed work that adds to our knowledge of the subject. Chapters: 1. The Portuguese and Dutch Trade 1500-1700 and the Response of the Delft Potters; 2. The Importance of the Collection of Augustus the Strong in Dresden, c.1700-1733; 3. Japanese and Chinese styles in European Decoration and the Resulting Chinoiseries; 4. Fine European Decoration: The Development of Chinoiseries and its European Sources; 5. Dutch Decoration: Topical Subjects and Their Historical Context; 6. English Decoration on Oriental Porcelain, c.1700-1830. Illustrated throughout in colour. Bumps to covers but perfectly serviceable.
Subjects: Ceramics Export Art
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 235 in printed List 194.
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