Nanjing Municipal Museum ed: CHINA YU SHIJIE: HAISHANG SICHOU ZHI LU CHENCHUAN HE MAOYI CIQI. China and the World: Shipwrecks and Export Porcelain on the Maritime Silk Road. Beijing, 2017. 469 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 29x22 cm. Boards.
Large catalogue of an extensive exhibition at the Nanjing Municipal Museum showing ceramics retrieved from shipwrecks or from sites at ports along the coast of China together with other export porcelains. The ceramics date from the Tang through to the Qing. A large number of fine ceramics are illustrated and described. Site of excavation given. Also of interest are models of typical sailing vessels from these periods that would have transported the ceramics. Captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Can be ordered in, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 38 in printed List 193.
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