Dawn of the Yellow Earth: Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection

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China Institute Gallery, 2000 - Art - 143 pages
This catalogue of pre-Han pottery presents a variety of regional ancient cultures and reveals China's early civilizations through 63 fine examples of ceramic artworks from the Neolithic period through the Western Zhou dynasty drawn from the renowned Meiyintang Collection. Clearly outlining the different regions and charateristics of the ceramic-producing cultures of ancient China, this volume includes information on newly excavated materials and discussion on how these Neolithic and Bronze age cultures laid the foundations for China's later artistic and cultural achievements.

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Regina Krahl is an independent researcher and specialist in Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean ceramics.

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