Zhao Yueding ed: HUANGDI DE CIQI: JINGDEZHEN CHUTU MING SANDAI GUAN YAO CIQI ZHENPIN HUICUI: YONGLE; XUANDE CHENGHUA JUAN. (The Emperors' Porcelain: Treasures of Ming Dynasty Porcelain from the Yongle, Xuande and Chengua Reigns Excavated at Jingdezhen). Shanghai, 2010. 399 pp. Full page colour plates throughout both volumes. 2 vols. 30x23 cm. Wrappers.
Two-volume catalogue of an exhibition held at the Shihua Art Museum in Shanghai showing 152 examples of reconstructed Ming dynasty ceramics excavated at Jingdezhen and dating from the early Ming dynasty Yongle, Xuande and Chenghua reigns. Many of the pieces are unique and many of the forms and designs shown are known only from excavations at the Zhushan site at Jingdezhen. The first volume is dedicated to the Yongle period and shows 63 wonderful items. Volume Two covers the Xuande (53 pieces) and Chenghua (36 examples) reigns showing superb reconstructed ceramics including Chenghua doucai. The ceramics were excavated between 1982 and 1994. Two page introduction by Regina Krahl. Main text in Chinese. Illustrated throughout. Now out-of-print.
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 686 in printed List 198.
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