China Guardian Auctions; Leung Hiu Sun Michael ed: XIONG QI DIE LI: SHIQI SHIJI QINGHUA YU WUCAI CI TEZHAN. Commissioned Landscapes: Blue & White and Enamelled Porcelains of the Seventeenth Century. Beijing, 2017. 367 pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. Colour text illustrations. 29x23 cm. Cloth.
Catalogue of an exhibition at China Guardian Auctions in Beijing in 2017 organised by a group of private Chinese collectors known as the 'Jiaqu Yaji Hui' - and translate themselves into English as the 'Classy Society'. This was a fine and focussed showing of 118 exhibits, predominantly transitional period Chinese porcelain from the end of the Ming and start of the Qing dynasties. A number of the pieces are designated as Kangxi. Illustrated throughout in colour, many full page colour plates, and described in detail. Accompanying introductions and essays and including a list of lenders. Captions to plates in English, otherwise all text in Chinese. Extremely hard to obtain.
Available, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 411 in printed List 199.
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