Guilin Bowuguan: JINGJIANG FANWANG YICUI: GUILIN BOWUGUAN ZHENCANG MINGDAI MEIPING. Jingjiang Princes' Heritage: The White and Blue Plum Vases of Ming Dynasty Collected by the Guilin Museum. Shanghai, 2000. 8, 150, 3 pp. 115 pp. colour plates. B/w illustrations. 29x22 cm. Cloth.
From the collection of the Guilin Museum. The majority excavated from the tombs of the Princes of Jingjiang - a fiefdom in existence in the Guilin area in the Ming dynasty. 90 blue-and-white and 18 meiping with colour decoration are illustrated and described, some with close-up detail. Unusual decoration and styles abound, some unique. Divided into sections by design motif on the meiping: Dragon and Phoenix; Flower, Fish and Animals; Figures; and a final section on the 18 meiping with colour decoration. An extremely interesting collection for both scholar and collector. Two page caption list and captions to illustrations in English. Main text in Chinese. Out-of-print and difficult to find.
Subjects: Ceramics Archaeology
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 399 in printed List 198.
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