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L'Art de la Porcelaine en Europe
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L'Art de la Porcelaine en Europe

by Divis, Jan; and Ernould-Gandouet, Marielle

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9782700021240
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270002124X
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Gründ, 1989, 1989 Book. Good. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. French text; Hardcover (cloth with dust jacket); 232 with a total of 146 illustrations, 82 black and white and 64 in colour; 21.5 x 28.5 cm; 1.205 Kg; Used book with signs of wear, namely some peeling of the laminated layer of the dust jacket. The interior is in excellent condition except for our logo glued to the front free endpaper and some wear marks on the rear free endpaper.; Since ancient times that men have made ceramics. Several 'images' of lost civilisations have reached our time through recovered ceramic wares in good condition or in the form of fragments. From time to time, ceramics has become one of the most refined forms of applied arts. Resulting from research and the triumph of craftsmanship, porcelain emerges as the peak of ceramics. It was in China that everything began and still today, one can only admire and handle, with much precaution and love, those admirable pieces of Chinese porcelain. Europeans shared this… Read More
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L´Inde des Princes: La donation Jean et Krishnâ Riboud
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L´Inde des Princes: La donation Jean et Krishnâ Riboud

by Okada, Amina

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9782711841073
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2711841073
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Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris, France, 2000 Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. French and English text; Hardcover (with dust jacket).; 24 x 28 cm; 1,2 Kg; 165 with colour illustrations.; Used book with signs of wear on the dust jacket, namely chips and tears. The dust jacket is now protected with a clearcover. Interior in very good condition.; Containing fifty four objects covering the 17th through the 19th centuries and illustrating the princely arts of Mughal India, of the Deccani sultanates and of the Rajput kingdoms, as well as twenty jewels from Northern India, the Jean and Krishnâ Riboud donation represents an incredible endowment for the Guimet museum's Indian collections. There are translucent jade and rock crystal cups enriched with rubies and emeralds, chalcedony and jade dagger handles sprinkled with precious stones, flasks and powder horns made from exquisitely carved ivory, spice boxes and huqqa bases with enamelled decorations, artefacts made from shimmering mother of… Read More
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La Porcelaine des Compagnie des Indes a Décor Occidental
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La Porcelaine des Compagnie des Indes a Décor Occidental

by Hervouet, Francois; Hervouet, Nicole; and Bruneau, Yves

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9782080109903
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2080109901
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Flammarion, Paris, 1986 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. French text; Hardcover (with dust jacket); 25 x 33.9 cm; 2.76 Kg; 432 pages with 1206 illustrations, 100 in colour.; Minor signs of wear on the front cover, spine and back cover of the dust jacket.; This reference book almost functions as an encyclopaedia, identifying and providing possible dates to a very large range of western scenes painted on Chinese porcelain, commissioned through the East India Companies and that arrived in Europe, and later in the United States, during the 18th century. The idea of asking craftsmen of the Middle Kingdom to paint porcelain according to their own taste emerged very early in the minds of those Europeans who travelled to the Far East. For example, to paint a boat on which they had been sailing for six months on a bowl, or to reproduce an engraving, the portrait of a loved one, among others. In short, Westerners asked for anything that, for one reason or another (and the diversity of orders is… Read More
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La collection de porcelaines chinoises de/The Chinese Porcelain collection of: Marie Vergottis
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La collection de porcelaines chinoises de/The Chinese Porcelain collection of: Marie Vergottis

by Ayers, John

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9782884531160
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2884531165
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Fondation Georges et Marie Vergottis, Lausanne; La Bibliotheque, 2004 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. English and French text; Hardcover (with dust jacket); 25.5 x 27.8 cm; 1.473 Kg; 223 pages with colour illustrations.; Used book in very good condition, showings signs of wear on the front, spine and back cover of the dust jacket. Edgeworn.; The interior is in very good condition with same pages slight bent on the top right corner.; Exhibition catalogue from the Vergottis collection of Chinese porcelain at the Foundation de l'Hermitage in Lausanne, Switzerland in January 2003 including Celadon Wares, Ming Tomb Figures, Ming Imperial Porcelains, Blanc de Chine Porcelains. Also included are porcelains from the late Ming and Qing dynasties, namely: Blue-and-White, Decorated in Coloured Enamels of the "Famille Verte", Decorated in "Famille Verte" Enamels on the Biscuit, Yellow and Green-Glazed, Coral-Red-Glazed, White-Glazed, Turquoise-Glazed, "Famille Rose",… Read More
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Laca Namban: Brillo de Japón en Navarra
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Laca Namban: Brillo de Japón en Navarra

by Kawamura, Yayoi; Villanueva, Alicia Ancho; and Azcárate, Berta Balduz (essays)

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9788423534081
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8423534081
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Fondo de Publicaciones del Gobierno de Navarra, 2016 Book. New. Soft cover. 1st Edition. Spanish text; Paperback; 24.5 x 29.3 cm; 1.208 Kg; 212 pages with illustrations in colour; Catalogue from the exhibition held at Museo de Navarra from the 29 October 2015 to the 28 February 2016. It shows fine examples of Namban pieces from Navarra, Spain and includes historical and artistic studies, including the relationship of this art with Spanish American pieces and the conservation and restoration treatments applied to the pieces. It includes studies by Yayoi Kawamura, curator of the exhibition, a doctor in Art History, Professor at the Universidad de Oviedo and specialist in Namban Art. She explains the genesis of the project, the characteristics of Japanese Namban lacquer, the commercialisation of the latter through the transoceanic routes and the influences of Namban art in the several arts of the Viceroyalty of Spain, an influence that has now been established and is being studied through the cultural… Read More
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Lacas Mexicanas, Colección Uso y Estilo: Museo Franz Mayer
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Lacas Mexicanas, Colección Uso y Estilo: Museo Franz Mayer

by Lechuga, Ruth; Medina, Isabel; Carrilo, Sonia Perez; Tembleque, Carmen Rodriguez; Wallace, Marta Turok; Marentes, Carlos Bravo

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9789686533569
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9686533567
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Museo Franz Mayer y Artes de México, México, 1997 Book. Good. Hardcover. Spanish text with all texts translated to English at the end..; Hardcover (with dust jacket); 23 x 23 cm; 0.53 Kg.; 81 pages with colour illustrations; Used with signs of wear on the interior and exterior.;Includes texts with the following subjects: Origins and forms of Lacquerware; Pre-Hispanic lacquerwork: A long-standing debate; Oriental and European Influences and Mexican Lacquerware.; The majority of the pieces show in this book are from the collection of the Franz Meyer Museum, there are however some pieces from other collections, which are properly identified..
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Lacquer of The West: The History of a Craft and an Industry 1550-1950
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Lacquer of The West: The History of a Craft and an Industry 1550-1950

by Huth, Hans

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9780226363158
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0226363155
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The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1971 Book. Good. Hardcover. English text; Hardcover (with dust jacket); 22.5 x 28 cm; 1.597 Kg; 158 pages plus appendix with 386 plates. 400 illustrations, including 16 in colour.; Used with signs of wear, namely the dust jacket that shows tears and wear marks. The dust jacket is now protected with a clearcover. The interior shows some yellowing.; Beautifully illustrated, this book is the first comprehensive study in English of the history of Western lacquer. Hans Huth investigates the development of this art from its inception as a craft in Venice to its spread throughout Europe and North America, and ultimately to the industrialization and decline in the nineteenth century. He gathers together and examines all pertinent data: literature, documents, and examples. The resulting historical survey establishes sixteenth and seventeenth century Venice as the center for the earliest Western lacquerwork. Venetian influence expanded the lacquer vogue to… Read More
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Lacquer: An International History and Collectors Guide
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Lacquer: An International History and Collectors Guide

by Bourne, Jonathan; Christie, Anthony; Clunas, Craig; Eardley, Carolyn; Fehervari, Geza; Hutt, Julia; Impey, Oliver; Kenton, Melanie; Lyons, Patricia; Sackville-West, Teresa; and Scott, Rosemary

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Bracken Books, London published in association with Phoebe Phillips Editions, 1989 Book. Good. Hardcover. English text; Hardcover (with dust jacket); 30.5 x 22.5 cm; 1.564 Kg; 256 pages with 300 illustrations, 150 in colour.; Used with signs of wear on the dust jacket and on the interior, namely on the bottom of some pages which seem to have been glued to each other in the past. The dust jacket is now protected with a clearcover.; From its first use over 1,000 years ago lacquer has had a fascination for artists, craftsmen and collectors all over the world. With over 300 illustrations, 150 in colour, LACQUER covers the entire history of the subject - ranging from the dramatic red, black, and gold of Imperial China and Japan, via the richly worked lac of India and Persia, European chinoiserie and American japanning, to the bold brilliance of contemporary designs. There are country by country sections on China, Japan, the Ryukyu Islands and Korea, South East Asia, the Near and Middle East, India,… Read More
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The Late RICHARD DADD 1817 - 1886
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The Late RICHARD DADD 1817 - 1886

by Allderidge, Patricia

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9780900874789
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0900874783
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Tate Gallery Publications Department, London, 1974 Book. Very Good. Soft cover. English text.; Paperback.; 21 x 30 cm ; 0.8 Kg.; 172 pages with mainly black and white and a few colour illustrations.; Used with signs of wear on the exterior. Edgewear. Interior in very good condition.; Catalogue from the exhibition of 19 June - 18 August 1974 at Tate Gallery London.; "Richard Dadd is mainly known today as the artist of 'The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke' in the Tate Gallery and as the man who murdered his father and was, as a result confined to Bethlem Hospital for life. With this exhibition we are showing for the first time the whole range of Dadd's work in all its variaty. Included is almost every known painting and drawing that can be traced. For this we are indebted to Patricia Allderidge, Archivist to the Bethlem Royal Hospital and the Maudsley Hospital, who has been researching into Dadd's work for several years and has discovered much new material. She has selected the… Read More
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Later Chinese Porcelain: The Ch'ing Dynasty (1644-1912)
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Later Chinese Porcelain: The Ch'ing Dynasty (1644-1912)

by Jenyns, Soame

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9780571047611
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0571047610
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Faber and Faber Limited, London, 1971 Book. Good. Hardcover. 4th Edition. English text; Hardcover (with dust jacket); 16.5 x 25.5 cm; 0.763 kg; 111 pages plus appendix with plates. Includes 120 pages of monochrome half-tone illustrations and 6 colour plates.; Used book in good condition with signs of wear. Old owner stamp on front free endpaper. The dust jacket is now protected with a clearcover.; This book is devoted less to the familiar famille verte and famille rose which were largely export wares made specially for the European market than to the wares of the same period in the true Chinese taste. When it was first published in 1951 interest in the latter wares, which were not on the whole well represented in western collections, was limited, but it was stimulated first by the great Burlington House exhibition in 1935 and since then by the display of the imperial collections in the National Palace Museum in Taiwan, which have become well known to western connoisseurs. Ch'ing porcelain in the… Read More
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Later Chinese Porcelain: The Ch'ing Dynasty (1644-1912)
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Later Chinese Porcelain: The Ch'ing Dynasty (1644-1912)

by Jenyns, Soame

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Faber and Faber Limited, London, 1965 Book. Fair. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. English text; Hardcover (with dust jacket); 16.5 x 25.5 cm; 0.763 kg; 111 pages plus appendix with plates. Includes 120 pages of monochrome half-tone illustrations and 6 colour plates.; Used book in good condition with signs of wear, namely some wear marks, scuffs and tears on the dust jacket. The dust jacket is now protected with a clearcover.; This book is devoted less to the familiar famille verte and famille rose which were largely export wares made specially for the European market than to the wares of the same period in the true Chinese taste. When it was first published in 1951 interest in the latter wares, which were not on the whole well represented in western collections, was limited, but it was stimulated first by the great Burlington House exhibition in 1935 and since then by the display of the imperial collections in the National Palace Museum in Taiwan, which have become well known to western connoisseurs.… Read More
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Later Chinese Painting and Calligraphy 1800-1950 (3 volumes in slipcase)
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Later Chinese Painting and Calligraphy 1800-1950 (3 volumes in slipcase)

by Ellsworth, Robert Hatfield

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9780394554631
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0394554639
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Random House, Inc., New York and Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1987 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. English text with captions in Chinese.; Hardcover (cloth without dust jacket as issued, gilt top edges of the external text block). 3 volumes in slipcase..; 29 x 39.5 x 14 cm; 11 kg.; Used books with minor signs of wear on the exterior and interior. Tiny wear marks on the hardcover cloth front cover of volume 2 and 3. Overall in very good condition.; Comprise 3 volumes: Volume I: Text (281 pages), Volume 2: Painting (369 pages) and Volume III: Calligraphy (399 pages).; Research and translation by Keith Itoh and Lawrence Wu with Jean Schmitt and Caron Smith. Introductory commentary by James C. Y. Watt.; "The publication of this book is the culmination of decades of collecting and study by the author. Over the years, I have had the privilege of watching the collection grow and have enjoyed many evenings of viewing and discussion. I will remember the occasions when a new… Read More
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Le Bleu des Mers: Dialogues entre la Chine, la Perse et L'Europe

Le Bleu des Mers: Dialogues entre la Chine, la Perse et L'Europe

by Crick, Monique;Crowe, Yolande; Frech, Alice

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9788874397747
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8874397747
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5 Continents Editions, Milan, 2017 Book. New. Soft cover. 1st Edition. French text; Paperback; 21.5 x 27 cm; 1,1 kg; 216 pages with 153 colour illustrations.; Catalogue from the exhibition held at Fondation Baur, Musée des Arts D'Extrême-Orient from the 23 November 2017 to 25 February 2018.; Responding to the interest in the relations between the Far East, Asia and Europe, this exhibition reconsiders the exportation of Chinese blue-and-white porcelain whose commerce was popularised during the 17th century by the Dutch East India Company. This century is known for having been the Golden Age of the Low Countries. Its successful maritime dealings with the Indies made the newly-fledged Republic of the United Provinces one of Europe's greatest commercial powers. And its openness to different modes of thought also attracted many writers, thinkers and scholars, creating a cultural centre in which the arts and literature flourished. The middle class of merchants made wealthy by trade with… Read More
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Legacy of the Desert King: Textiles and Treasures Excavated at Niya on the Silk Road
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Legacy of the Desert King: Textiles and Treasures Excavated at Niya on the Silk Road

by Zhao, Feng and Yu, Zhiyong (editors)

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9789628569120
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9628569120
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China National Silk Museum, Hangzhou and Xinjiang Institute of Archaelogy, Urumqi, 2000 Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Chinese and English text; Paperback; 21.5 x 28.5 cm; 0.6 Kg; 109 with colour ilustrations.; Used with signs of wear on the exterior. Interior as new.; Catalogue from the exhibtion held at China National Silk Museum, Hangzhou from the 20th October to 20th of November 2000.; "The ancient site of Niya is located in the southern area of the Taklimakan Desert. About 2000 years ago, it was the Jingjue Kingdom, one of the 36 Kingdoms in the west regions. Although the population was small, the people lived peacefully and happily. By the end of the Eastern Han dynasty (2nd century AD), Jingjue was annexed to Shanshan Kingdom, but the ruler still called himself king. During the 3rd to the 4th century, this city was abandoned. The graveyard of the royal family was found in 1995, and large quantities of objects and mummies had been excavated. Among them, the tombs no.8 and no.3 are double… Read More
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Les Bronzes Chinois: Le guide du connaisseur
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Les Bronzes Chinois: Le guide du connaisseur

by Deydier, Christian; Beurdeley, Michel (preface)

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9782851090935
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2851090933
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Office du Livre, S.A., Fribourg (Suisse), 1980 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. French text; Hardcover (cloth with dust jacket); 25.3 x 31.9 cm; 1.868 Kg; 252 pages with 156 illustrations, 41 in colour plus 102 black and white ; Used book in very good condition with signs of shelf wear and a minor scuff on the dust jacket. The interior is in almost as new.; This book on Chinese bronzes illustrates pieces from museums and collections around the world. It serves as a reference book for specialists and Chinese art lovers.; Chinese bronzes are particularly appreciated by westerners, since they constitute one of the major aspects of art of this civilisation. Since ancient times the Chinese considered this material the most precious and splendid. Reserved for the kings, emperors and upper echelons of society, bronze symbolised religion through the rituals performed in honour of the ancestors and the power acquired directly from 'heaven' and a certain splendour of art when it was buried along… Read More
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Les Secrets de Fabrication des Céramiques Antiques
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Les Secrets de Fabrication des Céramiques Antiques

by Montagu, Jean

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Champis, France, 1989 Book. Fine. Soft cover. French text.; Paperback.; 15.5 x 22 cm; 0.193 kg; 88 pages; Used with minor signs of wear. Protected with a clearcover.; Jean Montagu is a doctor of the University of Paris-Sorbonne in art and archaeology. He shares his experience in this book, which is a summary of his doctoral thesis, and the only one that presents all types of production of antique ceramics as well as the results of his experience as a professional. The manufacture of terracotta, light and black, Greek and Roman pottery, as well as earthenware, sandstone and porcelain, are described..
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Les laques de Coromandel

Les laques de Coromandel

by Brugier, Nicole

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9782884531979
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2884531971
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Editions La Bibliothèque des Arts, Lausanne, Suisse, 2015 Book. New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. French text; Hardcover (with dust jacket); 25 x 32.5 cm; 2.033 Kg; 224 pages with 220 colour illustrations; Still wrapped in plastic.; The Coromandel lacquer screens, or engraved and painted lacquer screens, constitute one of the most prestigious creations of Chinese art in its peak, during the 17th and 18th centuries. This book drives us into the history of these magnificent objects that crossed seas and oceans to arrive to us. The work is illustrated with a majority of pieces from private collections, and as such, unknown to the general audience. The large screens are subject to a detailed analysis of mythological or symbolic themes. Within their descriptions, we will discover the officials' life in their palaces and pavilions, that of the scholars, engaged in calligraphy, poetry or music, and that of women and children emmersed in singular games. We will identify animals that are caught in their… Read More
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Linglong

Linglong

by Jorge Welsh (ed.)

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9789729904523
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9729904529
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Jorge Welsh Oriental Porcelain and Works of Art, 2004 Book. New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Bilingual text: English and Portuguese; Hardcover (with dust jacket); 176 pages, 115 colour illustrations; 21.5 x 30.4 cm; 1,1 kg; May show signs of shelf wear.; Exhibition catalogue.; 66 exceptional examples of "Linglong" porcelain decorated with fine openwork carving - are explored in this exhibition catalogue. These pieces of intricately reticulated porcelain are known in Chinese as linglong or guigong (devil's work). This catalogue illustrates the technical developments of this type of porcelain, as well as the aesthetic transformations that the designs on these wares underwent to adapt to different tastes of various export markets, specifically during the Ming and Qing dynasties..
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Looking at Chinese Painting: A Comprehensive Guide to the Philosophy, Technique and History of...
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Looking at Chinese Painting: A Comprehensive Guide to the Philosophy, Technique and History of Chinese Painting

by Yao-t'ing, Wang

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9784544011432
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4544011434
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Nigensha Publishing Co Ltd, 1996 Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. English text; Hardcover (with dust jacket); 19 x 26.5 cm; 0.841 kg; 207 pages with colour illustrations throughout.; Used book with minor signs of wear, except on the interior where a few pages show signs of have been slightly glued to each other. Some tiny part of these pages show tiny marks where they were glued to each other in the past.; This book provides a wonderful entry into the world of traditional Chinese painting. This is the very first English guidebook written by a Chinese scholar covering the history, philosophy and techniques of traditional Chinese painting. Mr. Wang, the scholar at the National Palace Museum, uses his expertise to reveal the role of Chinese philosophy in shaping the development of Chinese art and the techniques utilized by the great Chinese masters. Mr. Wang also compares Chinese painting techniques to traditional Western styles to help even a novice appreciate quickly the cultural and artistic… Read More
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NZ$61.70 shipping to USA
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