18th Century English Porcelain Figures: 1745-1795
Price: 13.50 USD
Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1981. Black cloth with color- illustrated dustjacket in Mylar cover. 327 pp., 26 color and 177 bw plates. The author traces the origins of the porcelain figure in China, through the Continental manufactories, to the models made in the UK, and describes the influences of other art forms on the subjects used for these figurines. A very useful survey covering the major factories including, Chelsea, Bow, Longton Hall, Derby, Plymouth and Bristol. An excellent reference for collectors. VG+/VG- (light rubbing to Mylar cover).