THE GRAMMAR OF CHINESE ORNAMENT Selected from Objects in the South Kensington Museum and Other Collections

By: Jones, Owen

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15pp.(text), plus one hundred unpaginated recto-page colour plates. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards have a light bump to upper foredge corners. Leaves clean. Illustrated, unclipped, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a 2.5 cm. closed tear to upper front panel (near spine), small area of surface striation and sticker ghost to front panel, negligible edgewear. " . . . contains 100 color plates showing decorations from painted vases, bowls, and other Chinese ornaments which were imported to the West in increasing numbers in the middle of the 19th century following the Ti-Ping Rebellion . . . " Contents include: Owen Jones, 1809-1874, Preface, Chinese Ornament, Description of The Plates, The Plates. Book weight approx. 1.64 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG.

Title: THE GRAMMAR OF CHINESE ORNAMENT Selected from Objects in the South Kensington Museum and Other Collections

Author Name: Jones, Owen

Categories: Arts and Crafts, Antiques & Collectibles,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, Portland House: 1987

ISBN Number: 0517641542

ISBN Number 13: 9780517641545

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 010346

Keywords: Ornamental Art, China