Kraak Porcelain – The Rise of Global Trade in the Late 16th and Early 17th Centuries

Par Jorge Welsh
Parution: 2008

Exhibition catalogue with introduction and catalogue entries by Teresa Canepa and article by Christine van der Pejl-Ketel; A scholarly overview of kraak porcelain, the distinctive blue and white porcelain that became the largest and most varied group of export porcelain wares manufactured throughout the reigns of Wanli (1573-1620), Tianqi (1621-1627) and Chongzhen (1628-1644). Kraak porcelain is of particular historical importance because it is the first Jingdezhen blue and white export porcelain that was mass-produced and shipped in large quantities around the world. 59 porcelains are comprehensively studied.

Published by: Jorge Welsh Books
English and Portuguese
24.6 x 30.8 cm
332 Pages

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