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THE CHINESE POTTER A Practical History of Chinese Ceramics by  Margaret Medley - Paperback - Third Edition - 1989 - from VELMA CLINTON BOOKS and

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THE CHINESE POTTER A Practical History of Chinese Ceramics

by Medley, Margaret

Condition: Fine

London, England: Phaidon Press. Fine. 1989. Third Edition. Paperback. 071482593X; Paper Covers. Binding is clean, sound and unworn. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. ; Fourth Printing of the Third Edition, 2001. 9-1/2" Tall, 288pp. White paper covers illustrated with a full-color photo of a vase, white spine lettering, black front cover lettering. ANTIQUES. "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 and the years of Imperial patronage and export ware for the new markets of the West. Medley makes full use of archaeological reports to show how differing geographical areas, materials and developing technology all shaped the evolution of Chinese ceramics. Her revolutionary insights, along with an astute critical judgment in the field of art history itself, combine to form a classic but approachable account of the whole history of Chinese pottery. " ... Two pages of Reign Marks. Glossary. Index. 8 pages of beautifully reproduced full-color photos, scores of b/w photos. Chronology of Chinese Dynasties and Periods. Some Maps. .


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