Ming Ceramics in the British Museum (new edition)
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A collectable guide to the British Museum's collection of Ming ceramics - one of the largest in the world.
The Ming dynasty (1368–1644) is regarded as China’s ‘golden age’. Great advancements in art and craftsmanship occurred in this time particulary, but not excluisve to, pottery.
Nearly a thousand ceramics are here illustrated, identified, dated and discussed, incorporating the most up-to-date archaeological discoveries and scientific research - previously available only in Chinese or specialist journals.
An essential reference guide for collectors, students and scholars, as well as those with a general interest in the period.
Jessica Harrison-Hall curates the Chinese ceramics collections of the British Museum. She is also responsible for Vietnamese art and antiquities. Her publications include Vietnam Behind the Lines: Images from the War; Ming Ceramics: A Catalogue of the late Yuan and Ming Ceramics in the British Museum; Chinese Ceramics: Highlights of the Sir Percival David Collection; and the Timeline of China. She is curating the British Museum exhibition, Ming: 50 years that changed China and is co-editor, with Craig Clunas, of the companion catalogue of the same name.
Product code: cmc14880
Details: Hardback with slip case
Exhibition: Ming China
Price category: £100 to £500
World culture: China
Title: Ming Ceramics in the British Museum
Author: Jessica Harrison-Hall
Number of pages: 640 pages
llustrations: 1025 colour and 100 black & white illustrations
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