Beijing Capital Museum: GUGONG ZHENCANG CIXI DE CIQI. (The Porcelain of Cixi from the Gugong Museum Collection). Beijing, 2013. 219 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x23 cm. Wrappers.
GBP 75.00
Catalogue of a popular and colourful exhibition at the Capital Museum in Beijing showing imperial ceramics associated with, or commissioned by, the (Dowager) Empress Cixi. Ranges from the Tongzhi wedding service (imperial yellow with double happiness symbols and butterflies) through to Guangxu imperial yellow covered bowls with magpies and blossoms and turquoise ceramics with wisteria designs. Includes Dayazhai ceramics. All the ceramics are from the Gugong Museum and from the former imperial collection. Illustrated throughout with colour plates showing a total of 96 exhibits, many with views of close-up detail and base marks. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Ceramics Cixi
Item 20 in List 203.
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