Blanc de Chine: History and Connoisseurship Reviewed by John Ayers,Rose Kerr

By John Ayers,Rose Kerr

Dehua porcelain, or Blanc de Chine because it is understood within the West, is natural ivory-white porcelain made on the Dehua kilns within the southern chinese language province of Fujian. It rose to foreign importance within the seventeenth century and encouraged aristocratic patronage within the improvement of eu porcelain. Its attractiveness at domestic and overseas persisted and the kilns at Dehua stay prolific to this present day. this can be the 1st finished booklet in view that P. J. Doherty's pioneering research thirty years in the past. a world staff of experts speak about how, why and whilst the Dehua porcelain phenomenon happened. The e-book additionally includes a catalogue of the $64000 Hickley assortment in Singapore. every bit is illustrated in appealing complete color photography.

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