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Chinese Armorial Porcelain. Volume II
1st edit., Chippenham, Heirloom and Howard, 2003. New copy as issued in dust-wrapper and orig. slipcase., 2003. 1,880 colour illustrations; 1,500 armorial services described, General Index and 50-page comprehensive Index of Services covering both volumes; 904pp. 4to (282 x 216mm) orig. dark blue buckram, This second volume of the standard work on the subject unlike the first volume it has the armorials all illustrated in colour. It also has all the appendices reprinted and updated. It has a new introduction and four illustrated chapters on aspects of the China Trade: Ð Reflections, Replacements, Reproductions and Revival Ð Of Counters, Carriages and Bookplates Ð Armorial Porcelain for Scotland and the role of the Swedish East India Company Ð Chinese Armorial Porcelain: The Market during the last Century and in the Future. Has The Laws of Blazon, and a chapter on understanding heraldry. Together with a comprehensive analysis and classification of styles and dates of armorial porcelain; 16 appendices including details of directors, captains, ship-owners and merchants of the Hon. East India Company; Governors of Madras, Bombay and Bengal; Lords Mayor of London and city livery companies; analysis of owners of services; bookplate originals for services; and a complete list of mottoes recorded in both volumes.
      [Bookseller: R.G. Watkins Books and Prints]
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