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Chinese Export Porcelain in Private Brazilian - Veiga, Jorge Getulio with specia - 1989. 
Jorge Getulio Veiga, Brazil, 1989 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. English text; Hardcover (cloth with dust jacket); 24.6 x 32.5 cm; 2.579 Kg; 344 pages with colour illustrations; INCLUDES THE ORIGINAL CARD BOX.; Minor signs of wear on the cover, spine and back cover. The dust jacket front cover shows a small mark, caused by the card box. Minor yellowing throughout.The card box show some minor wear marks; Limited edition of 1000 copies of which this is number 883.; First english edition.; Distributor: Han-Shan Tang Ltd., London.; Large format book with colour illustrations of fine porcelain made for Chinese export and held in Brazilian collections.; "What struck me the most were the beautiful porcelains, above all the so-called "Imperial" pieces, dating from the King John VI of Portugal to my grandmother Princess Isabel of Brazil. It was she who saved the pieces in the famous "Mail Service" from neglect. Represented in your display cabinets are the illustrious table services that ornamented the Royal and Imperial Palaces of Brazil's Bragantine court. Also present are the faithful servitors of the Monarchy, in lovely Chinese export porcelain, decorated with family crests or initials." excerpt from the presentation by Prince Pedro de Orleans e BraganÃ§a addressed to Jorge Getulio Veiga..
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