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Exhibition Catalogue of Chinese Glass from the Hope Danby Collection

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An Exhibition Catalogue of Chinese Glass from The Hope Danby Collection. London: S. Marchant and Sons, 1999. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. 44 pp. A beautiful catalogue for the exhibition of Chinese glass from The Hope Danby Collection held from November 8 to November 26, 1999. Hope Danby (1889-1981) was born in Australia and with her second husband lived and worked in China where she collected Chinese porcelain and glass. In December 1941, after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the collection was stored at the British Embassy until Danby's left on the only diplomatic ship to leave China during the war. The collection represents a fine example of the Chinese glass producers. The pieces include: a pale yellow wine cup engraved with a flowering citrus plant and a butterfly, a clear vase engraved with bamboo and many more spectacular pieces. Book has inset invitation to the exhibit and notes on Chinese marks and seals, as well as a price sheet on the pieces illustrated in the catalogue. NPT Books a division of N.P. Trent Antiques has a large collection of used and out of print books on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a focus on 1st editions, signed and limited editions.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 12 in (30.48 cm)Width: 8.75 in (22.23 cm)Depth: 0.25 in (6.35 cm)
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    1999
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. dust jacket shows very small signs of age.
  • Seller Location:
    valatie, NY
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    Seller: NP-697-1st1stDibs: LU260519863143

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