VG. Purple cloth with gilt letters on spine; purplish, color-illustrated dust jacket in mylar cover. 328 pp., 372 color plates. Begins with illustrated narrative. The illustrated catalogue then presents 372 exquisite pieces. Chapters: The Trade in Japanese Porcelain; Japanese Export Porcelain; European Ceramics and the Influence of Japan; Porcelain for Palaces; The Early European Trade with Japan; Shoki-Imari: The Early Porcelain of Arita; Blue-and-White; Early Enamelled Ware; Porcelain for Display; Kakiemon; Figures; The Japanese Style in Europe; Imari; Chinese Porcelain in the Japanese Style; The Independent Decorators of Porcelain; Delft and Faience; Continental Porcelain; English Porcelain; The 'Quail" Pattern. Includes bibliography; also includes catalogue citation list in Japanese at rear.
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