Limited edition of 2000 copies of which this is number 1318 (handwritten on the rear of the copyright page).
This catalogue was published on the occasion of the exhibition on Song ceramics, organised by the Southeast Asian Ceramic Society, held at the National Museum of Singapore, in May and June 1983.
Beginning with an introduction, which determines the different type of Song wares, the book conducts an analysis on how Song ceramics developed in different production centres. A further article traces and unveils the evolution of shapes and decoration of Song ceramics. The following section of the book is the catalogue, which includes more than 180 entries, each piece with several images and meticulously classified. This book is a crucial guide for those who desire to learn about the production and evolution of style of Song ceramics.
Published by Southeast Asian Ceramic Society, Singapore, 1983
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