Dragons, tigers and bamboo: Japanese porcelain and its impact on Europe
George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art. Macdonald Collection, Oliver Impey, Christiaan J. A. Jorg, Charles Mason
Douglas & McIntyre, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 200 pages
A lavishly illustrated volume on Japanese porcelain from one of the world's finest collections. Dragons, Tigers and Bamboohighlights 170 masterpieces from the Macdonald Collection at the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art in Toronto. This extraordinary collection illustrates many different aspects of the historical interaction between Japanese and European porcelain during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. It is the best cross-cultural porcelain collection in Canada and among the best of its kind in the world. Illustrated with more than 160 full-colour photographs commissioned for this volume, Dragons, Tigers and Bamboomakes the Macdonald Collection accessible for the first time to an international audience.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
MAP OF HISTORICAL PORCELAIN TRADE AND PRODUCTION SITES
THE ORIGINS AND EVOLUTION OF KAKIEMON
8 other sections not shown
Ayers bamboo became blue and white bowl Chantilly Chantilly factory Chelsea factory China Chinese and Japanese Chinese porcelain colours copied daimyo Delft Delftware Deshima DESIGN Japan discussed dish Dutch Dutch East India Early Enamelled Ware East India Company eighteenth centuries enamels England Europe European example export porcelain figures flasks glaze Idemitsu Museum illustrated imitations Impey and Mallet inspired Japan Japanese culture Japanese porcelain Japanese potters jars Jingdezhen Jorg Kakiemon designs Kakiemon porcelain Kakiemon style Kakiemon wares kiln sites kilns Ko-Kutani kraak Kyoto Kyushu Ceramic Museum Meissen factory Meissen porcelain merchants Ming Ming dynasty models motifs Nabeshima Nangawara kilns Netherlands nigoshide Oliver Impey original overglaze overglaze enamel painted palette patterns pieces PLATE polychrome popular porcelain factories porcelain in Japan porcelain industry porcelain trade Saint-Cloud Sakaida family SAUCER Seattle Art Museum seventeenth century shapes shards soft-paste porcelain Swatow wares TEABOWL TEAPOT technique Tokugawa underglaze blue workshops