Chinese Export Porcelain in North America
Extensively researched and well-illustrated reference to Chinese exports to the United States, Canada and Mexico from the late sixteenth to the early twentieth centuries. Sections include: The Nature and Variety of Chinese Porcelains; Manila Galleons to Mexico; Trade Triangles in the Atlantic; English Hegemony in the Eighteenth Century; A Shared Dutch and English Style; Trade to the United States and Canada; and A Style for the United States. Appendices discuss marks, gilt porcelains, shipwrecks, archaeological sites, and selected museums and collections in the west. Extensive concordance. An important reference.