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China for America

Export Porcelain of the 18th and 19th Centuries

China for America( )
Author: Schiffer, Nancy N.
Schiffer, Herbert
Schiffer, Peter
Introduction by: Goldstein, Jonathan
ISBN:978-0-916838-23-2
Publication Date:Jan 1997
Publisher:Schiffer Publishing, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

Enthusiasts of Chinese porcelain and American commercial history alike welcomes this study of the porcelain dishes made in China for Americans in the 18th and 19th centuries. The tea, yardgoods, and opium trade set the scene for commerce that brought this porcelain to the United States. Prominent families from Maine to South Carolina and West to Mississippi and California are represented with family crests, initials, names, or original design decorations. The original owners include...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Art / Ceramics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 Inches
Book Weight:2.3 Pounds



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