A handbook of Chinese ceramics by Suzanne G Valenstein PDF

By Suzanne G Valenstein

ISBN-10: 0870995146

ISBN-13: 9780870995149

This good-looking booklet is immediately a basic survey of chinese language ceramics from the early Neolithic interval to the current day and an important reference quantity for artwork historians and connoisseurs. initially released through The Metropolitan Museum of artwork in 1975 as an creation to its enormous selection of chinese language ceramics, the publication was once hugely praised via specialists within the box.

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