The Later Ceramic Wares of China - Robert Lockhart Hobson

1925 - Ernest Benn, London - First Edition. Deluxe Issue. Number 28 of 250 signed copies
A fine copy of the limited edition which was signed by Hobson and contains five additional colour plates (plates A to E), in the publisher’s deluxe full glazed pigskin binding.

Hobson’s exhaustive and scholarly work, is a natural sequel to
Wares of the Ming Dynasty, carrying on the history of Chinese pottery and porcelain and completing the trilogy that began with Early Ceramic Wares of China. Chapters include general history, detailed studies of various periods, European influences on Chinese porcelain, as well as explanations of shapes, designs, and marks.

Profusely illustrated with twenty four full page colour plates, eight folding colour plates, and fifty full page monochrome plates. There are also a small number of in-text emblems, symbols, and the final chapter on potter’s marks provides five pages of examples.
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Price HK$ 18,000

Chinese Ceramics in Private Collections - Robert Lockhart Hobson, Bernard Rackham, William King

1931 - Halton &, London - First Edition, number 450 of 625 copies
The first and limited edition of this work which covers seven private collections, illustrated with thirty two colour plates tipped on to coloured art paper, and 361 black and white photographic plates throughout the text.

The seven collections featured are the Alexander Collection, the H. J. Oppenheim Collection, the Oscar Raphael Collection, The Bloxam Collection, the H. B. Harris Collection, and the Charles Russell Collection.
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Price HK$ 3,500