GREAT REFERENCE BOOK ON THE COLLECTING OF ORIENTAL ANTIQUES. Good coverage of basic collecting in this field. Historical explanations of Bronzes, lacquers, enamels. This book is a guide, specially written for ordinary people, to what is easily obtainable, where to get advice and how to begin a collection, with advice on dealers, auction houses, reproductions, fakes and much else that often puzzles or alarms the beginner. Good Index and Appendix of Decorative Motifs. Covers lacquers, bronzes, enamels, carvings, etc. Very good condition except for a small water spot on the back dust jacket and cover. Condition: Very Good; Circa: 1990; Heigth: 11.5''; Width: 8.5''
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