Gong Qinghui ed: MINGUO ZAOQI GAOCENG GUANLIAO DE CIQI. The Upper Bureaucrat Porcelain in Early of the Republic. Beijing, 2014. 229 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 31x24 cm. Boards.
Catalogues, discusses and illustrates a private collection of early Republic period Chinese porcelain, primarily with' Hongxian' and 'Juren Tang' basemarks, thus relating to ceramics made for the first President of China, Yuan Shikai. Also ceramics with the 'Jingyuan Tang', 'Gusong Zhai' and other scarce basemarks. A total of 54 fine examples are illustrated in full page colour. In addition to single objects, includes numerous pairs of objects, mainly vases. Two page introduction, 10 page essay and captions to plates (including translation of basemark) in English. Fuller text in Chinese. A welcome contribution to the subject.
Item 67 in List 204.
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