Welsh, Jorge: EUROPEAN SCENES ON CHINESE ART. London, 2005. 253 pp. Colour plates throughout. 30x21 cm. Cloth.
A fine and focused dealer's catalogue showing 70 examples of Chinese art that bear European scenes, some of which are previously unrecorded. All but a couple of the objects are Chinese export ceramics (plates, punchbowls, tureens, tankards) from the Kangxi and Qianlong reigns plus a couple from the Jiaqing period. Also includes an eight panel screen painted with Christian religious scenes, two painted clay figures of Europeans and a decorated panel. All pieces are well-illustrated in colour both in full and showing detail. Introductory essay and detailed descriptions to all objects.
Subjects: Ceramics Export Art
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 630 in printed List 187.
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