- Book Title: Bow Porcelain
- Author: Elizabeth Adams and David Redstone
- ISBN: 0571116965
- Publisher: Faber and Faber
- Year Published: 1981
- Our Normal Price: £24.75 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £22.28 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- Description: Faber and Faber 1981, first edition: blue cloth hardcover in decorative dust jacket: approximately 6.25 x 10 inches tall: 251 pages including index: photographic illustrations in black and white and some colour. Synopsis: A comprehensive history and guide to Bow porcelain (originally known as "New Canton") from the beginning of production around 1747. Chapters cover the early history, the proprietors, lieutenants and workmen at the factory, materials and trade, early under glaze- blue decorated wares, white porcelain, early and middle period enamelled wares, Bow figures before the period of Meissen influence, transfer printed decorations, under- glazed blue decorated wares of the mid and later period, later enamelled wares , Bow figures 1753 – 1775 and animal models. Appendices include the Royal exchange Assurance Fire Policies, ships mentioned in the Schedule of Debtors, Thomist Frye's epitaph, John Bocock's memorandum book, workshops and buildings listed in insurance policies, list of known Bow workers, ceramic costing in the 18th century, List of wares from the Bowcock papers, Bow teapot shapes, Vase shapes, marks on Bow porcelain, the Bow factory and its environs, particulars of properties auctions on 22 June 1787 including the former premises of the Bow china manufactory, wasters recovered from the factory site, and chemical analysis of Bow porcelain. Condition: very clean and good overall
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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