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Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum Istanbul (JAPANESE EDITION IN 2 VOLUMES)

Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum Istanbul (JAPANESE EDITION IN 2 VOLUMES)

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Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum Istanbul (JAPANESE EDITION IN 2 VOLUMES)

by Hasebe, Rakuji (supervisor of the Japanese edition); Krahl, Regina in collaboration with Erbahar, Nurdan; Edited by Ayers, John with historical studies by Yucel, Unsal and Raby, Julian

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9784069958922
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Kodansha Ltd., Japan , 1987 Book. As New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Japanese text. Hardcover leather deluxe edition (2 Volumes in slipcase - inside a carton box); 26.5 x 37 cm without slipcase. Slipcase 28.5 x 39.5 x 10 cm; 9 Kg.; Volume I - ISBN 4062008130, 278 pages.; Volume 2 -ISBN 4062008149, 248 pages.: Colour and black and white illustrations throughout..; As new, with minor handling signs. The carton boxes show some handling signs.; LIMITED EDITION OF 1500 COPIES OF WHICH THIS IS NUMBER 688. SCARCE AND VERY HARD TO FIND.; Japanese edition of Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum Istanbul: A Complete Catalogue, which was published in 3 VOLUMES in English by Philip Wilson Publishers, London for Sotheby's Publications in 1986. The Japanese edition was supervised by Rakuji Hasebe and condensed in 2 volumes. The Japanese edition includes a few colour illustrations that were not included in the English edition. The texts included in the Japanese edition were carefully selected and adapted from the English edition considering the interest of the Japanese readers, all changes were made with the permission of the authors. The Japanese edition right was arranged with Philip Wilson Publishers through Motovun Tokyo.; The Topkapi Saray Museum collection of Chinese Ceramics is one of the largest and most important in the whole world, yet comparatively little of it has ever been published. The wares assembled here present a continuous review of porcelains made for export from the 13th century to the 19th century which, in its range of styles and designs, is without equal in any other surviving collection. With some 4,500 pieces dating from the Yuan and Ming dynasties, and a further 5,500 from the Qing, the present work covering the entire collection constitutes the most extensively illustrated book on Chinese ceramics yet published and provides an unrivaled source for dating and the study of design. The main part of the work consists of a complete and definitive catalogue in which every piece is itemised..

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Title
Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum Istanbul (JAPANESE EDITION IN 2 VOLUMES)
Author
Hasebe, Rakuji (supervisor of the Japanese edition); Krahl, Regina in collaboration with Erbahar, Nurdan; Edited by Ayers, John with historical studies by Yucel, Unsal and Raby, Julian
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
New As New
Jacket Condition
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Edition
1st Edition
ISBN 10
4069958924
ISBN 13
9784069958922
Publisher
Kodansha Ltd., Japan
Date Published
1987
Keywords
china,porcelain,ceramics,chinese porcelain,chinese ceramics,topkapi saray museum,ming dynasty,qing dynasty,yuan dynasty porcelain,ming dynasty porcelain,qing dynasty porcelain,chinese export porcelain,porcelin marks
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Collections and exhibitions; Chinese Ceramics; Chinese Art;
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Jorge Welsh Books has been dealing in art reference books since 1999. What started as a platform for the distribution of publications by Jorge Welsh Research & Publishing has now evolved into an established bookselling division. We focus in our fields of expertise, specifically cross-cultural works of art from Africa, India, China and Japan, with an emphasis on Chinese porcelain. Our aim is to source and deliver relevant publications in the best possible condition to collectors and academics alike, while providing a high-quality, personalised service.

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