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Porcelain Stories

From China to Europe

Porcelain Stories( )
Author: Gates, Mimi Gardner
Emerson, Julie
Chen, Jennifer
ISBN:978-0-932216-52-6
Publication Date:Jan 2000
Publisher:Seattle Art Museum
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

Today the presence of porcelain'the thin, white-bodied, ceramic ware that resonates when tapped'is everywhere in our daily lives. Such familiarity, however, has not always been the case. What has been lost with time is the awareness that for centuries porcelain was a rare, treasured material produced exclusively in China. Porcelain Stories: From China to Europe explores the beginnings of porcelain in sixth-century China, follows its development as a trade commodity in Asia,...
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Book Details
Pages:319
Detailed Subjects: Art / Ceramics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.75 x 11.2 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:4.25 Pounds



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