The Grammar of Chinese Ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections

The Grammar of Chinese Ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections
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Owen Jones.

London. Studio Editions. 1987. Reprint of the 1867 work 'Examples of Chinese Ornament'. Hardback, dust jacket. 15 pages + 100 full-page colour plates reproduced from the original. 335 by 240mm (13 by 9 inches). 1.5kg. English Very good; very light shelf wear, internally fine.

An excellent reprint of Owen Jones' 1867 work entitled Examples of Chinese Ornament. It contains 100 colour plates illustrating Chinese patterns and designs derived from painted vases, bowls and other Chinese ornaments which had been increasingly imported in the West during the 19th century. Very useful reference for design inspiration.