The choice of the private trader: the private market in Chinese export procelain illustrated from the Hodroff collection

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Zwemmer, 1994 - Antiques & Collectibles - 298 pages
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David S. Howard, a resident of Wiltshire, England, was educated at Stowe before embarking on a twenty-five-year career in industry. An expert in the field of export porcelain, he is the author of "Chinese Armorial Porcelain (1974 and 2003); "A Tale of Three Cities (1997); "The Choice of the Private Trader (1994); and co-author, with John Ayers, of "China for the West (1978). Mr. Howard has lectured extensively, including in the United States, and was guest curator for two international exhibitions held in New York in the 1980s.