unpaginated; 142 b & w plates; with descriptions of plates on opposite pages ; page numbers given reference the page numbers for the author's major work entitled CHINESE PORCELAINS FROM THE ARDEBIL SHRINE, published by the Smithsonian Institution and Freer Gallery of Art in 1956. This book was published to be a companion volume to this magnificent volume which is an excellent catalogue of an important collection of Chinese porcelains in the Ardebil (also spelled Ardabil) in Northwest Iran but is also a major contribution to the understanding of Ming wares as a whole. The Sheikh Safi al-Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil is a Sufi spiritual retreat dating from between the early 16th century and late 18th century. It is the burial site of Safi al-Din Ardabil )b. 1252/53), the eponymous founder of the Safawiyya order of Surism. Published in illustrated covers; which show noticeable fading to front top section and minor moisture staining to top edge of rear; interior pages all clean and free of marks or damage. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: PLATES TO CHINESE PORCELAINS FROM THE ...
Editorial: Smithsonian Institution Press n.d.
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1956. Softcover. Estado de conservación: VG. Blue wraps, 142 BW plates/pages. Issued in conjunction with Pope's 194-pp. book, "Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine," which outlines this collection from Iran. Fortunately each entry includes a description and estimation of date, which makes this paperback a handy resource to have. Nº de ref. de la librería 139156
Descripción Smithsonian Institution, Washington. Soft Cover. Estado de conservación: Very Good binding. Price has been marked out on the top of the front cover else contents clean; scarce; digital images can be made available upon request. Nº de ref. de la librería 1703