Beijing Yishu Bowuguan ed: ZHONGGUO JIZHOU YAO. Series of Ancient Porcelain Kiln Sites: Jizhou Kiln of China. Beijing, 383 pp. Colour plates throughout. 30x25 cm. Cloth.
A welcome and comprehensive reference on the history and output of the Jizhou kiln located in Fujian province in China. Most famous for its Song dynasty wares. A total of 211 fine and interesting examples are illustrated here in good colour plates, the large majority Song dynasty together with a few Yuan pieces. The examples held in museums throughout China, including numerous examples from the Jiangxi Provincial Museum together with pieces from little-known museums in Fujian province. Many pieces previously unpublished, it seems. Descriptions and detailed essays accompany. Four page introduction in English, otherwise Chinese text.
New stock due shortly, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 274 in printed List 189.
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