CMM191 - NEW BOOK
China Maritime Museum & Fuzhou Museum ed: QICHENG ZOU TIANXIA: WANJIAO YIHAO CHENCHUAN CHUSHUI WENWU DAZHAN TULU. Out to the World: Treasures from the Wan Reef I Shipwreck. Beijing, 2019. 315 pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. 29x21 cm. Boards.
GBP 120.00
Catalogue of an exhibition at the China Maritime Museum in Shanghai showing ceramics from a wreck on Wanjiao reef located off the coast on Pingtan county near Fuzhou in China's Fujian province. The wreck yielded a large quantity (over 17,000 pieces!) of early Qing dynasty Kangxi porcelains produced in Jingdezhen. 198 exhibits were shown - primarily blue-and-white with the occasional wucai example. Many pieces are transitional. Much variety of shape and design. All illustrated in colour, many in multiple views and with close-up detail. List of contents, list of plates and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Ceramics Maritime
Available, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 4 in printed List 197.
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