As New. Large 4to. 3 volumes. 1432pp. in total. Wonderfully illustrated cloth bindings, housed in an equally splendid slipcase. Luxuriously illustrated in colour throughout. Includes numerous essays by various authors. Includes a full catalogue as well as several appendices with an inventory of plaques, time-lines of Austrian porcelain with maps, and a glossary of porcelain art terms. Condition of all three volumes and the slipcase are as new, and appear to be unread. CD-Rom is glued to back pastedown of third volume. All volumes have attractive publisher’s ribbon bookmarks inside. A splendid illustrated history of Du Paquier porcelain art in Vienna in the Baroque era. Compiled from the world’s most prestigious collection, the artworks presented in these three volumes illustrate a masterfully told and documented history of the evolution of porcelain art at a time when its flourishing came to a full bloom. This is a heavy item, weighing roughly 11kg. Postage will have to be adjusted accordingly.
CHILTON, Meredith, Fired by Passion: Vienna Baroque Porcelain of Claudius Innocentius du Paquier. 3 volumes. Complete set. As New. English Edition., Arnoldsche Art Publishers; Melinda and Paul Sullivan Foundation for the Decorative Arts, 2009
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