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Blacker, The ABC of Collecting Old English China.

Blacker, The ABC of Collecting Old English China.

Blacker, J.F. The ABC of Collecting Old English China. Giving a Short History of the English Factories, and showing how to apply Tests for Unmarked China before 1800. Second edition. London, The London Opinion Curio Club, 1908. 23 x 15 cm. 142 pages with 75 illustrations. Original Hardcover. Good condition with minor external wear and some foxing.

Includes for example the following chapters: Index of Factories, with Founder’s Names / Index of Persons, with Factories for which They Worked / A Word to Beginners / Old China is Below Nobody’s Taste / The Early English Factories / Marks Frequently Forged / Softness and Delicacy / Other Rich Ground Colours / Some Costly Porcelain / British Museum / Artistic Treatment / Worth its Weight in Gold / Under the Hammer: Going, Going, Gone / The Astonishing Value of Old China / Chelsea / Th Earliest Chelsea Mark / early Chelsea Scent-Bottle / Bow / A Porcelain Punch Bow / The First Advertisement / Extraordinary Prices / Wedgwood and Champion, etc.

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Blacker, The ABC of Collecting Old English China.
Blacker, The ABC of Collecting Old English China.

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