NPM174 - NEW BOOK
National Palace Museum: SHI YU XIN: MINGDAI YONGLE HUANGDI DE CIQI. Pleasingly Pure and Lustrous: Porcelains from the Yongle Reign (1403-1424) of the Ming Dynasty. Taibei, 2017. 183 pp. Colour plates throughout, a number full page. 26x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an exhibition at the National Palace Museum in Taibei showing nearly 100 exceptional examples of early Ming dynasty porcelains from the Yongle reign. Features tianbai (sweet white), blue-and-white and red-glazed pieces. The exhibition in three sections: 'Fired for the Court'; 'Interaction with the Outside' and 'Tradition and Imitation'. All the exhibits from the Museum's collection and thus the former Chinese imperial collection. Illustrated throughout in colour. Prefaces, introductions, list of contents and list of plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 52 in printed List 189.
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