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
Cadell, W.A., A journey in Carniola, Italy, and France, in the years 1817, 1818, containing remarks relating to language, geography, history, antiquities, natural history, science, painting, sculpture, architecture, agriculture, the mechanical arts and Manufactures. Printed for Archibald Constable & Co 1820