Kwan, Simon: THE MUWEN TANG COLLECTION SERIES VOLUME 16: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER. Zhongguo Waixiao Yinqi. Muwen Tang Collection Series Vol. 16. Hong Kong, 2018. 531 pp. 223 full page colour plates. Numerous text colour plates and illustrations. 30x23 cm. Cloth.
Shows 223 fine examples of Chinese export silver dating from the Kangxi reign of the Qing dynasty through to the early Republic period in the 20th century. Illustrated throughout. Makers' marks shown. Introductory text and essays and a useful and interesting section on export silver retailers and workshops. Near dual texts in English and Chinese. A good addition to the limited literature on the subject.
Available, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 15 in printed List 196.
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