Allen's Authentication of Ancient Chinese Ceramics
Author: Anthony J. Allen
Publisher/Date: Allen Enterprises Ltd. (2006)
Format/Condition: New large hardcover book with dust jacket in Fine condition. 340 pages, index. Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 12 x 1 inches. Lavishly illustrated in color.
Description: The focus of this book is primarily on the authentication and dating of ancient Chinese ceramics, covering the 5,000 years from the Neolithic period to the Ming dynasty, using techniques and visual indicators which the author has learned in his 23 years of collecting and dealing in these wares.