Gugong Museum: QING KANGXI QINGHUA CIQI. The Palace Museum's Collection of Blue and White Porcelains from Kangxi Period of Qing Dynasty. Beijing, 2016. 765 pp. Full page colour plates throughout both volumes. 2 vols. 29x29 cm. Boards.
Large and weighty two-volume work on Qing dynasty Kangxi reign (1662-1722) blue-and-white ceramics in the collection of the Gugong Palace Museum in the Forbidden City in Beijing. Many of the ceramics are from the Qing court collection, together with worthy pieces which have entered the collection since 1949. A total of 382 wonderful examples are shown, all illustrated in full page colour and many in multiple views. Bases and basemarks are also shown. A good number of the pieces are shown life-size or near life-size. List of contents, list of plates and captions to plates in English. Fuller text in Chinese.
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