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Walters, W. T. (William Thompson), 1819-1894.
Oriental ceramic art.
New York : Crown Publishers, 1980
|All Authors / Contributors:||
W T Walters; Stephen W Bushell; William M Laffan; L. Prang & Co.
|Notes:||Originally published in 1896 in 10 vols. by D. Appleton, New York.
"The color illustrations ... were ... created by Louis Prang."
Preface signed: William M. Laffan.
|Description:||v, 429 pages,  leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 35 cm|
Origin of porcelain --
Relations of Chinese, Korean, and Japanese ceramics --
Introduction to the classification of Chinese porcelain. Inscription. Chronology --
Marks of Chinese porcelain. Marks of date. Hall marks. Marks of dedication and felicitation. Marks of commendation. Marks in the form of devices --
Classification of Chinese porcelain. Primitive period, Sung Dynasty. Ju Yao. Kuan Yao. Ting Yao. Lung Ch'uan Yao. Ko Yao. Tung-Ch'ing Yao. Chun Yao. Three factories at Chi-Chou. Chien-Chou, and Tz'u-Chou. Utensils of Sung porcelain --
Yuan Dynasty --
Ming Dynasty. Reigns of Hung-Wu, Yung-Lo, Hsuan-Te, Ch'eng-Hua, Hung-Chih, Cheng-Te, Chia-Chung, Lung-Ch'ing, Wan-Li, T'ien-Ch'i, Ch'ung-Chen --
Techniques during the Ming period. Colors. Embossing. Chiseling. Openwork. Carving. Gilded decoration. Decorations in enamels. Firing --
Ching-Te-Chen. The imperial porcelain manufactory --
The K'ang-Hsi period --
The Yung-Cheng period --
Official list of the designs and colors produced at the imperial manufactory in the reign of Yung-Cheng --
The Ch'ien-Lung period --
The twenty illustrations of the manufacture of porcelain described by T'ang Ying --
The modern period (1796-1895). Imperial list of the year 1894 --
The forms of porcelain objects and their uses in China --
Peculiar technical processes. Crackle porcelain. Furnace transmutation. Souffles. Laque Burgautee. Pierced and "Rice-grain" designs. White slip, etc. --
Chinese ceramic colors --
Motives of decoration of Chinese porcelain --
Porcelain production in the other Chinese provinces of China. The White porcelain of the province of Fuchien. The Yi-Hsing Baccaro Ware of the province of Kiangsu. The potteries of the province of Kuangtung --
Chinese bibliography in relation to the ceramic art --
Ceramic art of Japan --
A general sketch of the ceramic art of Japan --The principal ceramic wares of Japan. Owari pottery and porcelain. Kyoto wares. Hizen productions: Old Imari porcelain, Hirado Blue and White, etc. Satsuma faiences, Katuni or Kaga wares --
Appendix: Descriptive list of illustrations.
|Responsibility:||illustrated by examples from the collection of W.T. Walters, with one hundred and sixteen plates in colors and over four hundred reproductions in black and white ; text and notes by S.W. Bushell.|