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Van Patten's ABC's of Collecting Nippon Porcelain
Van Patten's ABC's of Collecting Nippon Porcelain
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Van Patten's ABC's of Collecting Nippon Porcelain, Identification and Values by: Joan Van Patten
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Author: Joan Van Patten
Binding: Hard Cover
Copyright: 2005
Pages: 320
Size: 8.75 x 11.38 in.

Product Code: OOP-CB-2005-1574324489-X2

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Historical information is included in this new volume Van Patten's ABC's of Collecting Nippon Porcelain, as well as the different designs and techniques that were used. A variety of patterns, designs, decors, and various scenes are showcased. A big chapter on reproductions is also included, and hundreds of backstamps are shown. As the subtitle of the book suggests, this volume is arranged alphabetically by piece. As always, current collector values are provided for every item shown. Hundreds of photographs of vases, tea sets, candlesticks, trays, creamers, plates, urns, and many other types of dishes are featured. Joan Van Patten, co-founder and past president of the International Nippon Collector's Club, is a qualified, trustworthy source for every Nippon collector, and her books are always considered required reading.

Something old, something new. That's the case with this recent title. New information and photographs are mixed with material previously published....However, this is much more than a picture price guide. Historical information is supplemented by a section of frequently asked questions, there are tips for collectors and an extensive grouping of backstamps is shown.There's also a section on reproductions, showing authentic and fake marks side-by-side...-Antique Week


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