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The Chinese Potter: A Practical History of Chinese Ceramics

By: Margaret Medley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 232268

ISBN: 071482593X

Condition: Very Good Condition


China has the longest and most highly developed ceramic tradition in the world, encompassing early Neolithic earthenwares, the finely glazed stoneware pieces of the Song period - widely regarded as among the greatest ceramics ever produced and years' worth of Imperial patronage and export ware for the new markets of the West. Margaret Medley's classic groundbreaking study is the first to bring a practical approach to the study of Chinese pottery. She makes full use of archaeological reports to show how differing geographical areas, materials and developing technologies all shaped the evolution... View more info