Pierson, Stacey: FROM OBJECT TO CONCEPT. Global Consumption and the Transformation of Ming Porcelain. Hong Kong, 2013. xi, 2, 169 pp. text plus 40 pp. colour plates hors texte. 25x15 cm. Cloth.
Examines the ways in which porcelain was appreciated in Ming China, followed by a discussion of encounters with Ming porcelain in several global regions, including Europe and America. Also looks at the invention of the phrase and the concept of the 'Ming vase'. Concludes with a history of the transformation of Ming porcelain into works of art.
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Was item 130 in printed List 188.
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