MISE YUEQI: SHANGLINHU HOUSIAO YAOZHI CHUTU TANG WUDAI MISE CIQI. (Mise Wares from the Yue Kiln: Tang and Five Dynasties Mise Wares Excavated from the Remains of the Housi'ao Kiln at Shanglinhu). 秘色越器 : 上林湖後司岙窯址出土唐五代秘色瓷器. Beijing, 2017. iv, 183 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x21 cm. Wrappers.
GBP 75.00
A study of these exceptionally rare and treasured ceramics, 'mise' wares, produced during the late Tang and Five Dynasties period at the yue kilns in Zhejiang province. These near-mystical and elusive wares were the finest quality products of the Yue kilns fired during the Tang, Five Dynasties and Northern Song and exclusively used as tribute wares by the royal households of the time. This work shows numerous near-intact pieces and sherds excavated from the yue kiln sites at Shanglinhu. Good colour illustrations. Text in Chinese. A useful addition the the sparse literature on the subject.
Subjects: Ceramics Archaeology
Item 136 in List 208.
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