Japanese porcelain of the Nippon era, 1891 to 1921, are visually exciting and form a plentiful group of beautiful, high-quality items which are popular today with a large number of collectors worldwide.
This new and lavishly color-illustrated book presents thousands of Nippon porcelain items well known by their different styles of decoration such as Moriage, Coralene, Cobalt, portraits, molded-in-relief, and tapestry. Included here are hundreds of plaques, dishes, lamps, dolls, vases, smoking accessories, and other forms in many variations.
Over 830 color photographs, identifying captions and text present this phase of Oriental art along with 130 different manufacturer's marks.
This reference work will be especially valuable to the collectors, art dealers and appraisers who enjoy the variety of Nippon wares.
A Values Guide is included.