The decorative arts of the China trade : paintings, furnishings, and exotic curiosities / Carl L. Crossman.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-148790

Description

462 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

China trade art.
Art, Chinese Ming-Ch°ing dynasties, 1368-1912.

Originator

Crossman, Carl L.
Crossman, Carl L. China trade.

Contents

Spoilum : paintings on glass and portraits -- The followers of Spoilum, 1800-1825 -- Lam Qua : 'handsome face-painter' -- The port views and ship portraits -- Later portraits and photographs -- Genre painting and copies of Western art -- Watercolours and gouaches -- Paintings on glass -- The export furniture 1730-1860 -- Gilt-decorated lacquerware -- The carvers and figure modellers -- Fans for a Western market -- The silversmiths and other metal workers -- Silks, embroideries and domestic fabrics -- Decorative painted wallpapers to 1850.

Publication

Woodbridge, Suffolk : Antique Collectors' Club

Description

462 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Notes

Rev. ed. of: China trade. 1972.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 450-456) and index.

ISBN

1851490965

Call Number

Coll. N7343.5.C77 1991