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Objectifying China : Ming and Qing Dynasty Ceramics and Their Stylistic Influences Abroad - Bilingual

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Porcelain, with its fine white body, delicately painted decoration and associations with China’s culture and vast wealth, has long delighted and captivated people in the West, as well as across the whole of Asia and the Islamic world. This catalogue accompanies the exhibition Objectifying China Ming and Qing Dynasty Ceramics and Their Stylistic Influences Abroad, held at the University Museum and Art Gallery of The University of Hong Kong. The work explores the production of Chinese porcelain and other ceramics for both export and the domestic market, and the many responses to these wares made overseas using local materials and decorative techniques. The objects are considered from a variety of perspectives as the product of skilled artisans, valuable trade commodities, useful objects for daily life and as important evidence of cultural interaction.
Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 123
Genre: Antiques + Collectibles, Art
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Ben Chiesa & Florian Knothe
Language: English
Street Date: December 29, 2017
TCIN: 53908568
UPC: 9789881902511
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-4872
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