This highly illustrated book includes a considerable number of the most important Chinese porcelain pieces decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, and in the rare underglaze red. It comprises the most important pieces from the collection of the Shanghai Museum, encompassing objects dating from the Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) to the more recent Jiaqing period (1796-1820). It also traces the most popular and demanded decorations on Chinese porcelain, as well as the influences this material had throughout the centuries.
Published by Shanghai Museum/The Woods Publishing Co., Hong Kong, 1987 - 1 st Edition
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