China Without Dragons: Rare Pieces From Oriental Ceramic Society

August 31, 2020|
China Without Dragons: Rare Pieces From Oriental Ceramic Society by Regina Krahl
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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.

Regina Krahl , an expert in the Chinese production of high-quality ceramics and their export markets, has published widely in the field. She is an independent Researcher of Chinese art based in London. A former President of the Oriental Ceramic Society, she worked as Acting Curator of Chinese Ceramics at the British Museum, and as Acad...
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Title:China Without Dragons: Rare Pieces From Oriental Ceramic Society
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:360 pages, 12.27 X 9.39 X 1.47 in
Shipping dimensions:360 pages, 12.27 X 9.39 X 1.47 in
Published:August 31, 2020
Publisher:CA Book Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9789888272181

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