[Taipei]. 國立故宮博物院.[Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan]. 民國六十八 (1979). Stock ID #163447
Unpaginated, plates some in colour, corners bumped, some minor chipping and wear, spine faded, a good secondhand paperback copy. 25.1 x 24.3cm. An special exhibition catalogue presented by the National Palace Museum showing 151 painted enamel wares covering the period of three Qing emperors (K'ang-hsi, Yung-cheng and Ch'ien-lung). Coloured enamel or painted enamel was not native to China. During Kangxi period, a type of special porcelain powder was imported from Europe to China. The process of making enamel wares is different from that of imperial porcelain. The painted enamel wares were first made into white in Jingdezhen kiln and then were sent to the imperial workshop in Beijing for painting. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 163447).
Price: $150.00 AU