Pater Gratia Oriental Art

Boulay 1984



Author: Boulay, A. du

Title: Christie's pictorial history of Chinese ceramics.


In this book, Anthony du Boulay, explains the history and development of ceramics in China from the Bronze Age to the nineteenth century. The hundreds of pictures are arranged in a historical sequence, each double page covering a definite period, place and style. The illustrations are grouped into chapters, covering periods, each of which is introduced by a brief and lucid text, outlining the historical trends.


Publisher: Phaidon - Christie's Limited, Oxford, 1984


Details: Hard cover with illustrated dust jacket, more than 1,000 illustrations 200 in colour. Reign Marks, Preface, Introduction, Chronology, Early wares, Song and Yuan dynasties, Yingqing and underglaze blue and red wares, Ming monochromes and wares decorated in enamel colours, Transitional wares, blue and white, wucai and Famille Verte, Yongzheng, Qianlong and Famille Rose, Export porcelain, Maps, Glossary, Acknowledgements, Further reading, Price list and Index.


Pages: 319 pp.


ISBN 10: 0-7148-8015-9


Language: English


Dimensions: 290 mm (11.4 inch) x 220 mm (8.6 inch) x 28 mm (1.1 inch).


Private copy, not for sale.


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