Audsley, George Ashdown
Bowes, James Lord:
Keramic Art of Japan, Liverpool & London, Henry Sotheran & Co, 1875~7, folio (20 x 41 cm). Two volumes. Decorative red half-leather depicting bamboo, a flying crane and Mount Fuji in gilt, five banded spine. Volume 1 is the text volume with 61 pages of text and 12 plates. Volume 2 contains most of the illustrations with 51 plates of Japanese keramic art and four pages of plate marks. In Volume 2 the plates have facing descriptive texts. The set discusses and depicts the styles and manufature of porcelain and pottery in Japan. Between the two volumes there is a total of 67 plates (63 plates of keramic art + 4 plates of marks), most of which are in color. Originally published in 7 parts. Retail: $2000-$3000 (2 volume set).

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