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An Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Porcelain and Pottery, forming the collection of Mr. Alfred Trapnell
William George's Sons, Bristol 1901 - First Edition. highlights. Folio. Pictorial Cover. Good: wear to covers. Slight spotting to some of the plates. Please ask for full description. Alfred Trapnell was one of the premier ceramics collectors of Edwardian England, and his collection of Chinese ceramics is sumptuously catalogued and illustrated in this privately printed catalogue. Portrait frontispiece, 6 plates of marks, 69 pages plus 72 photogravure plates with tissue guards; The bright yellow cover illustrates a Chinese dragon. Cover somewhat soiled and with some rubbing, Hinges strengthened, some light scattered spotting and page ends browned. Inscribed by Trapnell to a collector. Although no limitation is stated, the catalogue was privately printed and Trapnell's other collection catalogues were typically limited to 200-300 copies. This extremely rare catalogue shows a wonderful collection of Chinese blue and white, famille verte, famille rose, email sur biscuit and much, much more, mainly from the Kangxi period. A true gem of a remarkable collection! RARE! [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Meijering Art Books]
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