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Ethereal Elegance: Porcelain Vases of the Imperial Qing - The Huaihaitang Collection Peter Y.K. Lam

Ethereal Elegance: Porcelain Vases of the Imperial Qing - The Huaihaitang Collection

Peter Y.K. Lam

Published November 1st 2007
ISBN : 9789627101840
Hardcover
400 pages
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Ceramic outputs from the Imperial Porcelain Factory at Jingdezhen of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) have long been admired for their sumptuous decorative style and superb firing techniques. This exhibition is a testimony of this - through aMoreCeramic outputs from the Imperial Porcelain Factory at Jingdezhen of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) have long been admired for their sumptuous decorative style and superb firing techniques. This exhibition is a testimony of this - through a comprehensive display of porcelain vases of a wide range of shapes, decorative techniques and glaze effects. All exhibits are drawn from the renowned Huaihaitang collection of Mr Anthony K. W. Cheung.Contents:* Directors Foreword by Peter Y.K. Lam* Preface by Anthony Cheung* ntroduction by William Clark* Four Studies on Yongzheng and Qianlong Imperial Ware by Peter Y.K. * Qing Imperial Vase Forms and Handles: A Glimpse from the Huaihaitang Collection by Lai Suk Yee* Catalogue of Monochromes, Underglaze Ware and Polychromes* Common Imperial Vase Forms of the Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Reigns* Emperors of the Qing Dynasty