China for the West: Chinese Porcelain and Other Decorative Arts for Export Illustrated from the Mottahedeh Collection

Howard, David S.

Published by Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns June 1978, 1978
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Grey cloth slipcase with blue circled gilded logo is water stained top side and back panel forming slight waviness to back, 1/2'' crack top corner, damage not affecting either volume. Navy blue cloth gold stamped front and spine, mildly rubbed spine extremities. Grey DJs of both volumes clean and complete, both have small closed tears on both sides of their spines heads with attendant creases, in protective mylars. Strong sewn bindings, gilded top sides, contents bright and clean. A 3 pages article from Connoisseur magazine about Mrs. Mottahedeh inserted inside. Ffep. signed in black ball pen: 'Mildred R. Mottahedeh, New York, N.Y., July 14, 1983.'. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: China for the West: Chinese Porcelain and ...
Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns June 1978
Publication Date: 1978
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 0856670359 ** Volume One ONLY **; Good++ in a Good++ dust jacket; Hardcover; Withdrawn library copy with minimal library markings; Jacket is clean and intact with minor edgewear (Now fitted with a new, Brodart jacket protector); Very light wear to the boards; Unblemished textblock edges; Library stamps to the front endpapers; Last endpapers and all text pages are clean & unmarked; Binding is excellent with a straight spine; This book will be stored and delivered in a sturdy cardboard box with foam padding; Extra-Large Format (Folio, 12.75 14 tall); Dark blue cloth covers with titles in gold lettering along spines; 1978, Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications; 736 pages; "China for the West: Chinese Porcelain and Other Decorative Arts for Export Illustrated from the Mottahedeh Collection," by David S. Howard. Bookseller Inventory # SKU-U05CD04501016

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Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, England, 1978. Buckram. Book Condition: Very Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Minus. First Edition. Presumed first printing of the first edition. Complete in two volumes. Printed and presumed bound in Great Britain by Jolly & Barber, Ltd., Rugby. As to both volumes, navy blue buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped design to the front board and crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Generally unbumped spine heads and tails, with fairly sharp corners. A little rubbing to the rear board of Vol. I, trivial, and very clean and tidy bindings on the whole. 13 x 9.5 inches. Text blocks firmly bound in. T.E.G. Vol. I with 350 numbered pages and Vol. II with 359-698 numbered pages. The volumes contain 103 color plates, full- or half-page, and 700 monochrome illustrations. Both volumes are exceptionally clean, and rather tight, with little hint of shelf life. Gently read. No remainder marks. Attractive pictorial DJs, unclipped and moderately rubbed and with a hint of edge wear. There is minor chipping and moderate wrinkling at the spine head and tail of the DJs. DJs in clear Mylar DJ protectors. Lacking the slipcase. A Very Good Plus two-volume copy in Very Good Minus DJs. An exhaustive and well-regarded work on Chinese porcelain and other decorative arts for export illustrated from the Mottahedeh collection. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 007540

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Book Description SOTHEBY PARKE BENNET, 1978. Relié ANGLAIS. Book Condition: Bon état. Livre rare. China for the West. Chinese Porcelain and other decorative Arts for Export illustrated from the Mottahadeh collection. Deux forts volumes sous coffret, très nombreuses reproductions en couleurs et en noir et blanc. Porcelaine d'exportation asiatique : porcelaine "bleu et blanc", blanc-de-chine, I-hsing, familles vertes, porcelaine japonaise, "Imari", famille rose. Thèmes décoratifs, services aux armes. émaux, peintures sous verre, éventails peints, ivoire, jade. Ouvrage de référence. 330x260mm 5300g. Bookseller Inventory # 9780856670350

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Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Two oversized hardcovers in jackets and slipcase looks unread but jackets show closed tears. oversized and overweight. Please email for photos. Larger books or sets may require additional shipping charges. Books sent via US Postal. Bookseller Inventory # 63127

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Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications, London/New York, 1978. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. This is a fine two volume hardcover set in very good dust jackets and a very good slipcase with just light wear. Completely clean inside and out. The dust jackets are complete, a few tiny closed tears to edges. The gray box slipcase is near fine, just some scuffing to the bottom of the case. Top page edges of both volumes gilt. A spectacular production which showcases the Mottahedeh Collection of Chinese Porcelain and other decorative arts for export. 694 works catalogued and illustrated with 103 color plates, full- or half-page, and 700 monochrome illustrations. Bibliography. 14" high X 10" wide, 698 pages. Large heavy books foreign shipping will be extra. Bookseller Inventory # 013749

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Howard, David; and Ayers, John; foreword by Rockefeller, Nelson A.
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Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications by Philip Wilson Publishers Limited, London, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. English text; Hardcover (two volumes in buckram with dust jacket in splicase); 25.6 x 35 cm; 5.243 Kg; 704 pages with 103 colour plates and 100 monochrome illustrations; Chips and signs of wear on the slipcase. Chips and tears in the dust jacket. Dust jackets taped. The interior is in good condition, apart from a mark on the bottom of the front free endpaper of volume one, probably due to the removal of an old sticker. Good readable copy.; This century has brought a growing awareness of the vast scale of Chinese export of decorative arts from the seventeenth century onwards. Until very recently however this subject had been very little studied, overshadowed as it was by the ever-widening perspectives of China's ancient past. It was nevertheless through this trade, and especially its ceramic wares, that the unique artistic creativity of the Chinese first became widely known and appreciated. This book aims to provide the most detailed and penetrating analysis yet made of the porcelains produced for Western markets during these centuries examining in its seven hundred pages and as many illustrations (one hundred of them in colour) all their many-sided attractions. The often unusual forms of the porcelain, their decorative styles and traditions, the endlessly varying subjects that they portray - and above all the continuous interchange in such themes between the Chinese manufacturers and decorators and their distant clients in the West, by means of the historic trading companies - all these are studied and interpreted more fully, and tabulated more practically for reference than ever before. The work also examines other export goods - painted enamels, carvings in ivory or soapstone, and reverse paintings on glass, to name only a few - which are represented by notable pieces. The material illustrated here is from one of the greatest collections of expert porcelain: assembled with care over nearly fifty years, it contains much that is rare or unique. Mr. and Ms. Motteheded have collected with clear-sighted purpose from the start, in a way no museum can hope to do so, so that today the wealth of rarities in their collection is matched only by its comprehensiveness, providing an ideal foundation for such a study. The authors are well equipped to write a major work on this subject, John Ayers, Keeper of the Far Eastern Section at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is a noted authority on Chinese and Japanese ceramics whose numerous writings include four volumes on the Baur Collection (Geneva, 1968-74). David Howard's book Chinese Armorial Porcelain (London, 1974) has given an entirely new emphasis in the study of export porcelain, its design and dating, as well as the social history behind the great East India Companies. With its superb illustrations and analytical, yet highly readable text, this book offers an indispensable new source of information for the student and the collector. Bookseller Inventory # 181ABE

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Book Description Sotheby's, London, 1978. hardcover. Book Condition: fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. First. Scarce. Foreword by Nelson A. Rockefeller. 700 illustrations, with 103 in color. 2 volumes in slipcase. 704 pages. Folio, gilt-lettered blue cloth, d.w. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, (1978). First edition. Fine copies in fine dust wrappers and case. Bookseller Inventory # 260742

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