Le Porcelaine Tendre De Sevres; 50 Planches reproduisant 250 Motifs En Aquarelle. Edouard Garnier.

Le Porcelaine Tendre De Sevres; 50 Planches reproduisant 250 Motifs En Aquarelle

Paris: Maison Quantin, (1891). First edition. Hardcover. 331 pages in text. Folio, 46 x 33 cm. 250 images on 50 chromolithographed plates by Gillot, many colored and heightened in gold partly by hand or pochoir, with lettered tissue guards. The Sevres porcelain factory produced some of the most beautiful and highly prized porcelain of all time, widely collected by prominent & royal families all over the world, including the Kings & Queens of England, Marie Antoinette of France, and in current times most of the museums of the world. The author presents an historical overview plus a table of maker's marks and monograms, 1753-1800. Plates bright and fresh, portfolio lacks ties. Orig. blue cloth portfolio lettered in gilt. Very good. Item #20457

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