Davids, Roy & Jellinek, Dominic: PROVENANCE. Collectors, Dealers and Scholars in the Field of Chinese Ceramics in Britain and America. Great Haseley, 2011. 500 pp. Over 150 illustrations. 28x22 cm. Cloth.
A major resource for the provenance of Chinese ceramics from collections in Britain and America. Contains 1064 biographies of collectors, dealers and scholars from the 17th century collector, Queen Mary II, onwards to the 20th century. A 40 page introduction traces ceramic contacts between China and Britain and America from the 16th to the 21st centuries. Also includes sections on fakes, the psychology of collecting, a dissertation on export versus domestic wares and much more. Numerous appendices including one on collectors' labels. Compiled from a wide range of sources. Produced in a small edition of 500 copies. Out-of-print and hard to obtain.
Subjects: Ceramics Reference
Item 233 in List 203.
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