A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong -- Three Centuries of Sino-British Trade in the Decorative Arts. David S. Howard.
A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong -- Three Centuries of Sino-British Trade in the Decorative Arts
A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong -- Three Centuries of Sino-British Trade in the Decorative Arts
A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong -- Three Centuries of Sino-British Trade in the Decorative Arts
A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong -- Three Centuries of Sino-British Trade in the Decorative Arts
A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong -- Three Centuries of Sino-British Trade in the Decorative Arts
A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong -- Three Centuries of Sino-British Trade in the Decorative Arts
A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong -- Three Centuries of Sino-British Trade in the Decorative Arts
A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong -- Three Centuries of Sino-British Trade in the Decorative Arts

A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong -- Three Centuries of Sino-British Trade in the Decorative Arts

New York: Sotheby's, [1997]. Hardcover. Dark gray cloth, red & pictorial dust jacket, 272 pp., 371 color plates. VG/VG. Item #135748

Catalogue of an historic exhibition on Chinese decorative arts. The text and images follow a chronological order and feature porcelains, bronze and pewter figures, fans, jewelry, and much more. Not only a terrific resource in its own right .. but also a volume once owned by J. Jefferson Miller (as per bookplate), former director of the Maryland Historical Society and one-time glass and ceramics curator of the Smithsonian Institution.

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