Chinese Pottery and Porcelain

Chinese Pottery and Porcelain

From Prehistory to the Present

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
Examines China's ceramic history from Neolithic and Bronze Age earthenware vessels through the different dynasties and to the present day

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A comprehensive survey of the development of ceramics from the Neolithic period to the present day. Assessing the roles pottery has played in each dynasty throughout the history of China, Vainker (curator, Dept. of Oriental Antiquities, British Museum) also discusses its enormous impact on the ceramic industries of the rest of the world, where Chinese porcelain has been admired and collected for centuries. With 100 color and 98 b&w illustrations. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : George Braziller, 1991
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780807612606
Branch Call Number: 738.0951 VAI
Characteristics: 240 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm


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