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(Chinese Export Armorial Porcelain)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
514
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

(Chinese Export Armorial Porcelain), Illustrations of Armorial China, London: privately printed, 1887, twenty-four chromolithograph illustrations by William Griggs depicting a variety of porcelain tableware with various arms and crests, one of 100 copies printed, cloth covers, half vellum binding, pages with gilt edges, small folio, (very minor spotting and toning, front hinge broken, corners bumped).
Estimate $600-800

Surface grime on cover, corners bent and a little frayed.

Keywords

London, William Griggs, Armorial ware, Chinese ceramics, Pottery

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