Le Porcelaine Tendre De Sevres; 50 Plates Representing 250 Water-Color Subjects after the Originals. Edouard Garnier.
Le Porcelaine Tendre De Sevres; 50 Plates Representing 250 Water-Color Subjects after the Originals
Le Porcelaine Tendre De Sevres; 50 Plates Representing 250 Water-Color Subjects after the Originals
Le Porcelaine Tendre De Sevres; 50 Plates Representing 250 Water-Color Subjects after the Originals

Le Porcelaine Tendre De Sevres; 50 Plates Representing 250 Water-Color Subjects after the Originals

New York: Charles Scribner's & Sons, 1891. First American edition. leather_bound. 331 pages in text. Folio, 46 x 33 cm. Limited edition, copy 121 one of 283 copies of the Royal Folio Edition. 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. Text in English. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, decorative front and back cover border panels in gilt with gilt floret designs at the corners, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers: a sumptuous binding. Moderate extremity rubbing. Contemporary full black morocco. Aeg. Near fine. Item #22480

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