National Palace Museum Southern Branch: FANGMING YUAN BO: YAZHOU CHA WENHUA. The Far-Reaching Fragrance of Tea: The Art and Culture of Tea in Asia. Taibei, 2015. 363 pp. Colour plates throughout. 31x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of the permanent exhibition of teawares at the newly-opened Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum near Gaoxiong in Taiwan. Primarily comprises wonderful Chinese ceramics dating from the Tang through to the Qing dynasties, including many superb Song teabowls. Also Chinese teawares and related material in other media. Accompanied by Japanese and Korean teawares, predominantly ceramics. The exhibition in three main sections: The Homeland of Tea: Chinese Tea Culture; The Way of Tea: Japanese Tea Culture; The Enjoyment of Tea: Taiwanese Gongfu Tea. A total of over 130 exhibits are illustrated in colour and described. Introductions and essays accompany. Near dual texts in Chinese and English.
Subjects: Ceramics Tea
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 126 in printed List 188.
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