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by Rosemary E. Scott (Author). Shows examples of the porcelain created for China's imperial court, and describes the background of each piece.

by Rosemary E.

Issued as a catalogue in 1989 to accompany an exhibition tour of outstanding pieces from the world-famous Sir David Percival Foundation of Chinese Art Collection held at four American museums 1989-1990. Each of the 56 beautiful colour plates is accompanied by a superb text written by ceramics doyen Rosemary Scott, former curator of the collection. She describes each piece in detail from the clay and glaze structu Absolutely one of the most useful books I have ever read on 9-18C Chinese Ceramics.

Imperial Taste Chinese Cer book. Imperial Taste Chinese Cer (Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art: Colloquies on Art AndArchaeology in Asia). 087701616X (ISBN13: 9780877016168).

Percival David Foundation Publications Imperial Taste: Chinese Ceramics from . Masterpieces of Chinese Ceramics from the Percival David Collection STACEY PIERSON, ROSEMARY E SCOTT, TETSURO DEGAWA 1998, 182pp 210 colour and 28 b/w illustrations softback.

Percival David Foundation Publications Imperial Taste: Chinese Ceramics from the Percival David Collection 1989 138 pages 56 colour plates. Japan and China: Sources of Ceramic Design R. E. SCOTT and R. F. J. FAULKNER 1991 20 pages 7 illustrations. Later Chinese Jades Stacey Pierson 1995, 12 pages, black and white booklet. Rare Marks on Chinese Ceramics MING WILSON 1998 182 pages 164 colour illustrations 0 3.

The Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art is a collection of Chinese ceramics and related items, on permanent display in its own gallery in Room 95 at the British Museum

The Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art is a collection of Chinese ceramics and related items, on permanent display in its own gallery in Room 95 at the British Museum. The Foundation's main purpose is to promote the study and teaching of Chinese art and culture. The collection consists of some 1,700 pieces of Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasty porcelain from the 10th century to the 18th, as well as a painting, Scroll of Antiquities (Guwan tu) dating from the Yongzheng (1723–35) reign.

Smitten by the riches of the Imperial Collection, connoisseur Sir Percival David (1892-1964) braved the "insuperable obstacles" posed by rival Chinese collectors-and the chicaneries of the Chinese bank which then owned the priceless porcelains in the collection-to purchase, in 1926, the trove, which is now quartered at the University of London.

Sir Percival Victor David Ezekiel David, 2nd Baronet (21 July 1892 – 9 October 1964) was a Bombay-born British financier who is best known as a scholar and collector of Chinese ceramics. He also formed a collection of Chinese stamps and postal history that has been evaluated as one of the greatest ever assembled. David was born in Bombay into a Jewish family in British India that originated in Baghdad. His father, Sir Sassoon David, 1st Baronet, founded the Bank of India.

Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art: Colloquies on Art and Archaeology in Asia. Hardcover: 175 pages, 200 objects depicted in color. Imperial Taste – Chinese Ceramics from the Percival David Foundation. This is the catalogue to an exhibition organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art with pieces from the Percival David Foundation in London.

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Imperial Taste Chinese Cer (Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art: Colloquies on Art andArchaeology in Asia) download epub
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Author: Rosemary Scott
ISBN: 087701616X
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: Other Media
Language: English
Publisher: Chronicle Books (July 1, 1989)
Pages: 136 pages