Viennese Porcelain Of The Du Pasquier Period.
Rockliff, Salisbury Square.
By j. f. hayward of the victoria and albert museum.
4to. 7.75 x 10 inches. xiii + [i] + 218 pp. Bound in original cream cloth, gilt, with pictorial gilt block on front board and gilt and red spine title, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has stained and sunned spine. Top edges red. Fly leaves browned, but otherwise a very good copy. illustrated by 4 colour plates, including frontispiece and by 72 black and white plates at end. Claude Innocent Du Pasquier (d.1751) opened his porcelain factory in Vienna in 1718. This detailed study, by John Forrest Hayward (1916-83) of the Victoria and Albert Museum, provides a history of the factory and a detailed illustrated account of its tableware and other products and their decoration.
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