Kyushu Ceramic Museum: NABESHIMA: PORCELAIN FOR THE SHOGUNATE. Saga, 2006. 279 pp. 234 colour plates. A few colour text illustrations. 30x23 cm. Paper.
GBP 60.00
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Kyushu Ceramic Museum in Japan of 234 wonderful examples of Nabeshima ware, considered the finest porcelain in Japan and made for presentation to the Shogun and immediate family. The exhibits date from the 1640s to the mid-nineteenth century and the whole comprises an excellent visual reference on this ware. Foreword, ten page introduction to the exhibition and ten page list of plates in English. Main text in Japanese.
Subjects: Ceramics
Item 131 in List 204.
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