ORIENTALIA COLLECTED BY MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM H. WHITRIDGE

Chait, Ralph M.

Editorial: Baltimore Museum of Art, 1930
Usado Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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172 pages; Clean and tight in original printed boards. Pagination: 131 (text), (3), 42 (plates). Issued in conjunction with an exhibition of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Whitridge. Illustrated with 40 pages of black & white photographs of some of the objects exhibited. Historical Introduction by Ralph M. Chait. Articles in the collection include pieces of blue-and-white, Famille-verte, Famille-rose, blue, white, green, black, red, flambe, celadon, purple, brown-and-yellow pieces, etc. There are more than 600 pieces listed. Glossary of terms, list of Star Gods, Zodiac, Bibliography. The Whitridge family has a long an notable history in Baltimore, originating with William Whitridge (1748-1831) and his wife Mary Cushing of Rhode Island, who had two sons who immigrated to Balitomore -- Dr. John Whitridge (1793-1878) and Thomas Whitridge (1802-1883). John had a distinguished medical career and Thomas established a successful shipping business. Dr. John Whitridge and his wife Catherine Cocks had a son John A. Whitridge (1835-1907) who worked in his uncle Thomas' shipping business for a time, then established a very successful banking and brokerage firm Gildersleeve and Whitridge and eventually became one of the wealthiest and most influencial men in Baltimore. John A. Whitridge and his wife Ellen Henderson were the parents of William (1869- ). N° de ref. de la librería 39949

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Título: ORIENTALIA COLLECTED BY MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM...

Editorial: Baltimore Museum of Art

Año de publicación: 1930

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

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