Dark Jewels: Chinese Black and Brown Ceramics from the Shatzman Collection. Ackland Art Museum.

Dark Jewels: Chinese Black and Brown Ceramics from the Shatzman Collection

Ackland Art Museum. 9 x 11", 80 pp., 70 color plates, paper, Chapel Hill, 2002. (o.p.; fine). Item #27143
ISBN: 0965380580

The Shatzman collection features fine examples of Chinese black and brown ceramics from four-hundred-year period, 960 to 1368 (Northern/Southern Song, Jin and Yuan dynasties), when such wares reached their peak in variety, quality and popularity. The catalogue is well-illustrated and includes a preface by Sherman E. Lee, an essay on how to look at pottery by Timothy Riggs and on the transformations in the glaze by Ellen Avril.

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