National Geographic : 1981 May
From more than 1000 years of tradition and art... The Treasures of the Imperial Dynasties MINIATURE VASE COLLECTION Twelve exquisite miniature vases, re-creating the great porcelain artistry of the Chinese Imperial Dynasties. A limited edition. Subscription deadline: June 30, 1981. Imagine a collection of delicate and beautiful vases-authentic re-creations of historic Chinese porcelain designs. Imagine each one a fine miniature, approximately 3" high, and you have a collection to attract the admiration of all who see it. Now you can own just such a collection. Twelve exquisite vases reflecting a thousand years of Chinese porcelain art. And, despite the careful craftsmanship involved, the price for each vase is just $12.50. A treasury of classic porcelain art Displayed together on the black hardwood shelf provided, the 12 vases form a veritable treasury of porcelain art. A Mei-p'ing vase in the style of the early Sung Dynasty, when only the Chinese knew the Vases shown slightly smaller than actual size secret of making fine porcelain. A handsome temple vase, one of the earliest examples of blue-and-white ware. With ten others just as beautiful, each crafted in fine porcelain. And to ensure the highest standards of quality, Franklin Porcelain has entrusted crafting of the vases to its Tokyo subsidiary. A collection to grace any room in your home Each vase represents a different era, yet each complements the others, to form a collection r------- SUBSCRIPTION APPLICATION --- -- --- fascinating in its diversity. THE TREASURES It's as though you THE TREASURES personal searched the OF THE IMPERIAL DYNASTIES MINIATURE VASE COLLECTION world's antique marts and assembled this collection alid only if postmarked by June 30, 1981. piece by piece. Franklin Porcelain To acquire this intriguing Franklin Center, Pennsylvania 19091 collection, you need send Please enter my subscription for The Treas ures of the Imperial Dynasties Miniature no money now. Please Vase Collection: Twelve fine porcelain note, however, that it is a miniature vases, plus a handsome black limited edition available hardwood display shelf at no additional only until the end of 1981. charge. I need send no money now. My vases will The total edition will be be sent to me at the convenient rate of one forever limited to the exact per month. I will be billed just $12.50* for number of valid each new vase in advance of its shipment. 'Plus my state sales tax and applications postmarked in $1. shipping and handling per vase. this period. But remember the form at right is valid Signature only if mailed by the Mr. subscription deadline: Mrs. June 30, 1981. Miss EASE __ R CLEY Address_ City State, Zip Limit: One collection per person. 115 o 1981FPL---- -...--------------.