- Book Title: Catalogue of the Herbert Allen collection of English porcelain Victoria and Albert Museum
- Author: Bernard Rackham
- ISBN: MW001341516
- Publisher: HMSO
- Year Published: 1917
- Our Normal Price: £39.60 GBP ($51.88 USD)
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- Description: His Majesty's Stationery Office,London, 1917: first edition blue cloth hardcover: approximately 7.25 x 10 inches tall: 168 pages of text plus 99 pages of black and white photographic illustrations: "Yours sincerely the collector" inscribed in ink over a black and white photograph to front fixed endpaper: dated 10th of January 1922. Synopsis: A collection of English porcelain bequeathed by Mr Herbert Allen in 1915 to the Victoria and Albert Museum. Many of the pieces previously owned by the other collectors- John Rainey , Joseph Marryat, Hugh Owen, William Edkins, William Bemose, and Alfred Trapnell; some pieces judged by the museum as among the finest produced by relevant makers. Descriptive notes to each exhibit, interspersed with historical surveys of the porcelain factories, followed by 99 black and white photographs of exhibits and manufacturers marks. The exhibits include:- Part One: English porcelain. Bow. Chelsea. Chelsea-Derby. Derby. Pinxton. Worcester. Caughley. Coalport. Nantgarw. Swansea. Plymouth. Bristol. Lowestoft. Liverpool. Longton Hall. New hall. Longport (Davenport) . Stoke upon Trent (Minton) Stoke upon Trent (Spode). Stoke upon Trent (Copeland) Etruria (Wedgwood). Staffordshire porcelain decorated at Dublin. Staffordshire porcelain, manufacture uncertain. Swinton (Rockingham Ware). Other English porcelain, manufacture uncertain. Part Two: English Earthenwares and Stoneware. Burslem and Etruria (Wedgwood), Stoke upon Trent (Spode), Stoke upon Trent (Copeland), Lane Delph,Fenton (Mason), Staffordshire earthenware and stoneware, manufacture uncertain. Part Three: German and Austrian porcelain. Meissen. Vienna. Hochst. Nymphenburgh. Berlin. Furstenberg. Ludwigsburg. Ansbach-Bruckberg. Volkstedt. Part Four: French porcelain. St Cloud. Chantilly.Sevres. Niderviller. Clignancourt. Paris, Rue Fontaine-au-Roy or La Courtill. Paris, Rue De Bondy. Paris, Rue De La Roquette. French porcelain of uncertain manufacture. Part Five: Other European porcelain. Flemish-Tournay. Dutch- Oude Loosdrecht. Swiss-Zurich. Italian: a.Venice. b. Doccia. c.Le Nove. d.Naples. Danish-Copenhagen. Swedish- Marieberg. Russian. a.Moscow(Gardner). b.Moscow (Popoff). Hungarian-Herend. Part 6: European earthenware. Dutch-Delft. French-Rouen. German. Italian. Hungarian-Holitsch. Appendix. Chinese stoneware. Yi-Hsien. Japanese porcelain. Arita ( Kakiyemon). Condition: cover corners bumped: crease to upper right cover corner: spine ends worn : free endpapers foxed: contents very clean: overall good and collectable. Please note a heavy book, shipping surcharge will apply
- Condition: Collectable- Good
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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