Pope, John Alexander: CHINESE PORCELAINS FROM THE ARDEBIL SHRINE. Washington, 1956. xv, 194 pp. text plus 142 pp. b/w plates illustrating many objects. 28x22 cm. Cloth. Dustjacket with wear.
A definitive study of the large collection of Chinese porcelain deposited by Shah Abbas the Great in the Safavid Shrine at Ardebil, Persia in 1611. Practically all the porcelain is Ming dynasty from the start of the dynasty through to 1600. extensive amounts of superb blue-and-white, plus some celadons and a few Islamic pieces for comparison and context. All shown in clear black-and-white plates.
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Was item 193 in printed List 197.
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