Chinese Ceramics Reading List

chinese-ref-booksAyers, J.G. Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Sotheby Parke Bernet, London and New York, 1980. Masterpieces from the V&A collection. ISBN. 0 85667 076 6

Beurdeley, Michel Porcelain of the East India Companies. Barrie and Rockliff, London, 1962

Cort, Louise Allison & Stuart, Jan Joined Colours. Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1993. Exhibition on doucai porcelain. ISBN. 962 321 025 6

Donnelly, P.J. Blanc de Chine. Faber and Faber, London, 1969. The only monograph on the white porcelains of Fujian. ISBN. 571 08078 2

Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware Chinese Ceramic Tea Vessels. Urban Council, Hong Kong, 1990. ISBN. 962 215 100 0

Fung Pingshan Museum Shiwan Wares. Hong Kong, 1979

Garner, Sir Harry Oriental Blue and White. Faber and Faber, London, 1954

Harrison-Hall, Jessica Ming Ceramics in the British Museum. London, 2001. ISBN. 0-7141-1488-X

Harrisson, Barbara Swatow in Het Princessehof. Leeuwarden, 1979

Hong Kong Museum of Art, Imperial Porcelain of the Yongle and Xuande Periods. Excavated from the Site of the Ming Imperial Factory at Jingdezhen. Urban Council, Hong Kong, 1989. ISBN. 962 215 090 10

Hong Kong Museum of Art Brush and Clay. Chinese Porcelain of the Early 20th Century. Urban Council, Hong Kong, 1990. ISBN. 962 215 098 5

Howard, David Chinese Armorial Porcelain. Faber and Faber, London, 1974. The definitive work on porcelains decorated with European coats of arms. ISBN. 0 571 09811 8

Howard, David & Ayers, John China for the West: Chinese Porcelain and Other Decorative Arts for Export. Illustrated from the Mottahedeh Collection. Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1978. Two Volumes. ISBN. 0 85667 035 9

Jingdezhen Institute of Ceramic Archaeology & the Tsui Museum of Art  A Legacy of Chenghua. Tsui Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1993. ISBN. 962 7504 06 8

Jorg, C.J.A. Porcelain and the Dutch China Trade. Martinus Nijhoff, the Hague, 1982

Jorg, C.J.A. The Geldermalsen, History and Porcelain. Kemper Publishers, Groningen, 1986. ISBN. 90 70295 29 6

Kerr, Rose, Chinese Ceramics: Porcelain of the Qing Dynasty. V&A Publication, London, 1986. Masterpieces from the V&A collection. ISBN. 0 94810717 0

Kerr, Rose Song Dynasty Ceramics. V&A Publication, 2004. Masterpieces from the V&A collection.

Kerr, Rose & Wood, Nigel, Ceramic Technology in Science and Civilisation in China, Vol 5/Part 12. Needham Institute, Cambridge, 2004. ISBN. 0521 8383 39

Krahl, Regina, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul. Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 1986. ISBN. 0 85667 184 3

Kwan, Simon, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing. Hong Kong, 1983

Lion-Goldschmidt, Daisy Ming Porcelain. Thames and Hudson, London, 1978. ISBN. 0 500 232903

Lo, K.S. The Stonewares of Yixing. Sotheby Parke Bernet/Hong Kong University Press, 1986. ISBN. 0 85667 181 9

Medley, Margaret The Chinese Potter, a Practical History of Chinese Ceramics. Phaidon, Oxford, 1976. ISBN. 0 7148 1675 2

Medley, Margaret  Yuan Porcelain and Stoneware.  Faber and Faber, London, 1974. ISBN. 0 571 10512 2

Mino, Yutaka, Freedom of Clay and Brush Through Seven Centuries in Northern China: Tz’u-chou Type Wares, 960-1600 A.D. Indiana University Press, 1980

Mowry, Robert D. Hare’s Fur, Tortoiseshell and Partridge Feathers. Harvard University Press, 1996. Devoted to black-glazed wares. ISBN. 0 916724 88 3

Nigel Wood Iron in the Fire; The Chinese Potters’ Exploration of Iron Oxide Glazes. The Oriental Ceramic Society, 1988. ISBN. 0 903421 23 2

Paludan, Ann, Chinese Tomb Figures. Oxford University Press, 1994. ISBN. 0 19 585817 4

Pierson, Stacey Qingbai Ware: Chinese Porcelain of the Song and Yuan Dynasties. London, 2002

Pope, John Alexander, Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine. Washington DC, 1956

Rinaldi, Maura, Kraak Porcelain. Bamboo Publishing Limited, London, 1989. ISBN. 1 870076 09 5

Sargent, William R. The Copeland Collection. The Peabody Museum of Salem, 1991. Only available book solely devoted to figurines. ISBN. 0 87577 158 0

Scott, Rosemary E (ed), Chinese Copper Red Wares. Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, Monograph Series No.3, 1992. ISBN. 0 7286 0187 7

Scott, Rosemary E (ed), The Porcelains of Jingdezhen. Colloquies on Art & Archaeology in Asia No.16. Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, 1993. ISBN. 0 7286 0216 4

Sheaf, Colin & Kilburn, Richard, The Hatcher Porcelain Cargoes. The Complete Record. Phaidon/Christies, 1988. ISBN. 0 7148 8046 9

The South East Asian Ceramic Society, Nonya Ware and Kitchen Ch’ing. Oxford University Press, 1981. ISBN. 0-19-582516-0

Tregear, Mary, Catalogue of Chinese Greenware in the Ashmolean Museum.  Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1976. ISBN. 0 19 813167 4

Tregear, Mary, Song Ceramics. Thames and Hudson, London, 1982. ISBN. 0 500 23346 2

Vainker, Shelagh, Chinese Pottery and Porcelain – From Prehistory to the Present. British Museum Press, 1991. ISBN. 0 714 11448 0

Wang, Qingzheng Underglaze Blue and Red. Multi-art Press, Hong Kong, 1993

Watson, William, Tang and Liao Ceramics. Thames and Hudson, London, 1984. ISBN. 0 500 23408 6

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