Gugong Ceramics Research Centre: GUGONG BOWUYUAN CANG GU TAOCI ZILIAO XUANCUI. (Highlights of Ceramic Research Material in the Collection of the Gugong Museum). Beijing, 2005. 255; 353 pp. Colour plates throughout both volumes. 2 vols. 31x24 cm. Wrappers.
Edited by the Gugong Ceramics Research Centre, this is a fine work drawing on the collections of the Gugong Museum and, in particular, the former imperial holdings. Seeks to provide a survey of representative Chinese ceramics across the dynasties. Volume One shows typical pottery and porcelains dating from the Shang to the Ming dynasty. 229 pieces are shown, the majority Ming. Volume Two entirely comprises examples of representative Qing dynasty porcelain from all reigns. 318 examples are shown, the majority from the Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong reigns. Both volumes illustrated throughout with fine colour plates, a good number of pieces being shown in multiple views. Text in Chinese.
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