Gugong Museum ed: GUGONG BOWUYUAN CANG QING YONGZHENG QINGHUA CIQI. The Palace Museum's Collection of Blue and White Porcelains from Yongzheng Period of Qing Dynasty. Beijing, 2017. 309 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 29x29 cm. Boards.
Excellent focussed work on blue-and-white ceramics dating from the Yongzheng reign of the Qing dynasty and held in a superlative collection, that of the Gugong Palace Museum collection in Beijing. Practically all the ceramics are from the Qing court. A total of 203 outstanding, fascinating and unique examples are shown, a good number previously unpublished, it appears. Also a good selection of reproductions of early Ming pieces. All illustrated in colour, in multiple views, including bases and basemarks and well described. Introductions, list of contents, list of plates and captions to plates in English. A major addition to the literature on the subject.
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 351 in printed List 195.
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