National Palace Museum: DE JIA QU: QIANLONG HUANGDI DE TAOCI PINWEI. Obtaining Refined Enjoyment: The Qianlong Emperor's Taste in Ceramics. Taibei, 2012. 289 pp. Colour plates throughout. Numerous colour text plates. 30x24 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of a fine exhibition at the National Palace Museum in Taibei exploring the preferences of the Qing dynasty Qianlong Emperor with regard to his vast imperial collection of ceramics. The first section of the exhibition and catalogue 'Poetry as Record' shows superb Chinese ceramics dating from the Song to the Qing that the Emperor admired and enjoyed - bearing the famous inscribed inscriptions and poems expressing his admiration and enjoyment. The second section 'Taste Re-Presented' displays ceramics illustrated in the Qianlong Emperor's painted albums of ceramics, together with the original painted illustration. Introductions, list of contents and captions in English. Main text in Chinese. Illustrated throughout in colour.
Subjects: Ceramics Painting
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 121 in printed List 188.
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