Kuala Lumpur. University of Malaya Press. 1966. Stock ID #162330
Maps, profuse black and white photographic plates, black and white text illustrations, 300pp, index, quarto, dustjacket worn in places, mark on spine where library label once was, minor abrasion to lower endpapers, otherwise a good clean copy. 28 x 21.5cm. The articles of Malay and Chinese silverwork illustrated in this book form a collection which is representative of the silversmith's art as it existed in the Malay Archipelago. There are over 250 original illustrations of saucers, cups, pillow plates, belt buckles, tobacco and sireh boxes and many others, thus making this a useful and delightful handbook for connoisseurs, collectors, students and silversmiths. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 162330).
Price: $110.00 AU