National Palace Museum Southern Branch: SHANG QING: GAOLI QINGCI TEZHAN. The Enduring Beauty of Celadon: A Special Exhibition of Goryeo Celadons. Taibei, 2015. 375 pp. Colour plates throughout. 31x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of a two-year loan exhibition at the newly-opened Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum near Gaoxiong in Taiwan. Comprises 175 superb examples of Goryeo/Koryo Korean celadons from the collection of the Museum of Oriental Ceramics in Osaka. The Goryeo period lasted from 918-1392 AD and produced exceptional celadons. Amongst much else, the exhibition examines the influence of Song dynasty Chinese ceramics on Goryeo celadons. All 175 exhibits illustrated in full colour (nearly all in multiple views) and well-described. Introductions and essays accompany. Near dual texts in Chinese and English. An excellent addition to the literature on the subject.
Can be ordered in, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 128 in printed List 188.
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