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Oriental Silverwork Malay and Chinese - H. Ling Roth
Oriental Silverwork Malay and Chinese - H. Ling Roth
$62.00
Manufacturer Number: ML652
Stock Status: In Stock
Oriental Silverwork:... Malay and Chinese... by... H. Ling Roth... This is a faithful reprint of a 1910 work with 170 black and white plates and line drawings of over 250 items designed by Malay craftsmen for their royal patrons and South Chinese craftsmen for wealthy business families. It was originally...
Oriental Silverwork:
 
Malay and Chinese
 
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H. Ling Roth

This is a facsimile of the original 1910 edition. Published at a time when Malay Silverwork was barely known in Europe, this work introduces some magnificent specimens with 170 black and white plates and line drawings of over 250 items. The items were designed by Malay craftsmen for their royal patrons and South Chinese craftsmen for wealthy business families. It was originally designed as a handbook for "Connoisseurs, Collectors, Students and Silversmiths" and remains so to this day. with a newly written introduction by Sylvia Fraser-Lu. 300 pages with an index 

Weight: 2.5kg Post free within Malaysia but will incur additional postage charges when posted elsewhere. 


Published by Oxford University Press, Kuala Lumpur 1993

Condition: Near Fine Hardback in a similar dust jacket. To all intents and purposes, the book looks new. A lovely copy