Catalogue of the Avery Collection of Ancient Chinese Coloisonnes (Classic Reprint)

Catalogue of the Avery Collection of Ancient Chinese Coloisonnes (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Catalogue of the Avery Collection of Ancient Chinese Coloisonnés Again, we find, both in porcelain and in cloisonné, that same general point of view which recognizes the Ming period as the greatest, and its pieces as being the rarest and the most important; while the K'ang-hsi era is only a grade less important, when pieces of the very highest qual ity are compared, and often in other cases quite equal to the Ming. In cloisonnés, as in porcelains, the Ch'ien-lung era, which is the last of the great historic periods, is distinguished for technical excellence of execu tion, but its best pieces are those which approach most nearly to the color schemes and low-toned harmonies of the older dates (and this they appear to do more often in cloisonné than in porcelain) About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


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Author(s)
John Getz
Format
Paperback | 104 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
Publication date
04 Dec 2018
Publisher
Forgotten Books
Language
English
Illustrations note
77 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
ISBN10
1332516173
ISBN13
9781332516179