"By Imperial Command: An Introduction to Ch'ing Imperial Painted Enamels" 1976 MOSS, Hugh
Text Volume  pp.
15.25" x 10.5"
Printed in a limited edition of 1000 copies, of which this is number 0775
Ltd ed set copy #775/1000
87 colour photographic plates with 174 images depicting the front and back of each piece. Moss undertook this work "in an attempt to trace the development of the imperial painted enameled wares of the Ch'ing dynasty; this work serves as an introduction to establish what [he] believe[s] to be the essential foundations for a proper study of the subject.