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Lot 0121
Author: Hobson, R.L. & A.L. Hetherington.
Title: The Art of the Chinese Potter.
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Alfred Knopf
Date Published: 1923

Illustrated with 152 plates, most in color; printed tissue guards. 28x21cm (11x8¼") ¾ vellum and patterned boards, gilt-lettered spine, t.e.g. First Edition.

A scarce work by Hobson on Chinese pottery. Hobson (1872-1941) was the keeper of the Dept. of Ceramics and Ethnography at the British Museum, and an authority on eastern ceramics. He was instrumental in elevating Chinese ceramics to the status of fine art in the west.


Front joint cracked, darkening to vellum, mild rubbing to extremities, else good.

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Hobson on Chinese Pottery

Estimate $300 - $500Jun 28, 2018