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Miner, Jennie Bell. The Chinese Influence on Chippendale Furniture. Chicago: 1924/Ann Arbor UMI Reprints. An analysis of the sources of Chippendale's designs. A dissertation submitted to the University of Chicago in 1924. Comb-bound. 8.5"x11", 65 pages, muddy b/w and line illustrations a reprint from microfilm, with consequent degradation of b/w photos. New.

Inventory #: 90150
Price: $ 65.00       

Mudge, Jean M. Chinese Export Porcelain for the American Trade 1785-1835. University of Delaware Press: 1962. A standard history, written as a part of the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture. The jacket blurb says- "With more than 140 photographs of the rarest and most distinctive of these porcelains, this book will delight historians and booklovers as well as collectors and admirers of Chinese export porcelain". Hardcover. 7.5"x10.5", 284 pages, well illustrated in black & white and color, dust jacket. Jacket worn around the edges, book fine.

Inventory #: 33359
Price: $ 45.00       

Mudge, Jean McClure. Chinese Export Porcelain in North America. New York Riverside book Company: 2000. "The beautiful porcelains produced in China and exported to Europe and the North American continent have never been more highly valued than they are today. Historian and art scholar Jean McClure Mudge (also the author of the reference Chinese Porcelain in America, 1785-1935) profiles hundreds of these lovely objects, from perennially popular blue and white porcelain to ornate Imari ware, lustrous rose-famille porcelains, and humble carrack wares". Softcover. 9.5"x10", 300 pages, color and black & white illustrations. New.

Inventory #: 90395
Price: $ 25.00       

[Olds] XVIII Century American Cabinetwork, Oriental Lowestoft, Other Decorative Objects, all from Private Owners including the estate of the late Irving S. Olds. New York Parke-Bernet Galleries: January 11th, 1964. Sale 2246. This auction included some nice Oriental Lowestoft from the collection of Kenneth MacLean of Boston, as well as fine furniture and decorative arts from the estate of Walpole Society member Irving Olds. Lot 158 is an 18th century Chippendale wing chair upholstered in a needlepoint fabric with an American eagle-and-shield pattern, embroidered by Mrs. Olds and exhibited at the National Exhibition of Amateur Needlework in 1957. Softcover. 7.5"x10.5", 70 pages, 219 lots, b/w illustrations. Light cover wear, but a nice catalog.

Inventory #: 31959
Price: $ 40.00       

[Ortiz-Patino Collection] The Jaime Ortiz-Patino Collection -English 17th Century Chinoiserie Silver. New York Sothebys: May 21st, 1992. A superb collection of late Stuart silver decorated in the "chinoiserie" or "Japanese" style. The silver itself is spectacular, and what really sets this catalog apart are the superb color photographs, which include many detail shots, and the 24 pages of background essays, including "English 17th century Chinoiserie Silver" by Philippa Glanville and "The 'goose in a dotted circle' a mystery of the seventeenth century investigated" by John Culme. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 72 pages, 20 lots, heavily illustrated in color, with several folding plates some b/w hardcover, dj. Light wear. With the prices realized sheet.

Inventory #: 34488
Price: $ 40.00       

[Percival Collection] The Angus MacCuaig Percival Estate. New York Christie's: January 29, 1985. Sale 5812. The Percival Collection was most notable perhaps for its fine Chinese export ceramics, which included a number of armorial pieces. A retired lawyer and lifelong-collector, Angus MacCuaig Percival had a second career as President of the Stair & Company antiques firm. Softcover. 8"x10", 79 pages, 248 lots, color and b/w illustrations prices realised sheet fine.

Inventory #: 9229
Price: $ 30.00       

Scherer, Margaret R., et al. The China Trade and Its Influences. New York Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1941. A loan exhibition which featured objects from many noted public and private collections. In addition to Scherer's essay, the text includes two essays by Joseph Downs. The objects illustrated include textiles, ceramics, furniture, paintings, prints, fans, metalware, silver, etc. Softcover. 6"x9", 21 pages of text plus 101 b/w illustrations light soil, front cover hinge torn for about 3" along the spine.

Inventory #: 32217
Price: $ 40.00       

Wilson, Jane. Canton China. Essex Riverside Press: 1966. 2nd edition. Jane Wilson was one of the leading dealers in Canton ware, and in this booklet she illustrates and describes 47 examples. A handy survey. Comb-bound. 5.5"x7", 43 pages, 1 color and many black & white illustrations. Light soil.

Inventory #: 34278
Price: $ 25.00       

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