China Without Dragons: Rare Pieces from Oriental Ceramic Society (Hardcover)

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This catalog commemorates an exhibition in 2016 of over 200 pieces of Chinese and related ceramics collected within the members of the Oriental Ceramic Society of London - Will be of interest to specialists and amateurs alike This fully illustrated and researched catalog commemorates an exhibition of over 200 pieces of Chinese and related ceramics collected within the members of the Oriental Ceramic Society of London. The selection spans the complete range from Neolithic to contemporary ceramics, from minor kilns in many different regions to the major kilns working for the court, and from pieces of academic interest to world-famous masterpieces. It privileges unusual and rarely seen artifacts and avoids well known, repetitive designs such as that of the dragon, which is so firmly identified with China that it has become a cliche of Chinese art. It also aims to demonstrate the vast variety of wares and the inventiveness of Asian potters well beyond the classic confines. Text in English and Chinese.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789888272181
ISBN-10: 9888272187
Publisher: CA Book Publishing
Publication Date: August 31st, 2020
Pages: 360
Language: Chinese