KRAEC1 - NEW BOOK
Krahl, Regina: EARLY CHINESE BLUE-AND-WHITE PORCELAIN. The Mingzhitang Collection of Sir Joseph Hotung. Hong Kong, 2022. 172 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 1 foldout. Colour text plates. 33x27 cm. Cloth.
Illustrates and describes 20 superb examples or early Ming blue-and-white porcelain from the collection of Sir Joseph Hotung (1930-2021). The pieces date from the Yuan dynasty (12) and from the Yongle (5) Xuande (1) and Zhengde (2) reigns of the Ming dynasty. All discussed in exhaustive details and illustrated in full, in multiple views and showing close-up detail. The majority of the pieces have been donated to the British Museum. An excellent addition to the literature on the subject and a fine insight into focussed connoisseurship of Chinese porcelain.
Item 8 in List 204.
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