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Chinese Porcelain In Colonial Mexico

Author : Meha Priyadarshini
ISBN : 9783319665474
Genre : History
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This book follows Chinese porcelain through the commodity chain, from its production in China to trade with Spanish Merchants in Manila, and to its eventual adoption by colonial society in Mexico. As trade connections increased in the early modern period, porcelain became an immensely popular and global product. This study focuses on one of the most exported objects, the guan. It shows how this porcelain jar was produced, made accessible across vast distances and how designs were borrowed and transformed into new creations within different artistic cultures. While people had increased access to global markets and products, this book argues that this new connectivity could engender more local outlooks and even heightened isolation in some places. It looks beyond the guan to the broader context of transpacific trade during this period, highlighting the importance and impact of Asian commodities in Spanish America.
Category: History

Cer Mica Y Cultura

Author : Robin Farwell Gavin
ISBN : 0826331025
Genre : Art
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By examining both historic and contemporary examples, the editors move discussion of the enameled earthenware known as mayA3lica beyond its stylistic merits in order to understand it in historic and cultural context. It places the ceramics in history and daily life, illustrating their place in trade and economics.
Category: Art

Chinese Export Porcelain In North America

Author : Jean McClure Mudge
ISBN : UOM:39015016852769
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Describes the origin and development of Chinese export porcelain and its import into Mexico, the United States and Canada from the 16th to the beginning of the 20th century
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Made In China

Author : Ronald W. Fuchs
ISBN : UOM:39015060614032
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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This sumptuous volume accompanies a traveling exhibition of the same name that opens at Winterthur in February 2005. The full-color volume highlights 117 exquisite export porcelain objects from the extensive Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection at Winterthur. Authors Ron Fuchs and David Howard ground their presentation with an introductory overview of the manufacture of porcelain, the history of the china trade, and the importance of export porcelain in European and American history and material culture. Individual entries are grouped according to function: dining wares, drinking wares, household and personal utensils, and decorative wares. Each grouping is preceded by a short essay that places the objects within a historic context. An illustrated appendix addresses the coats of arms found on many of the objects, and an extensive bibliography offers supplementary readings.
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Persia And China

Author : Victoria and Albert Museum
ISBN : 0953819612
Genre : Art
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This is the first catalogue of blue and white Persian ceramics of the Safavid dynasty. It is a catalogue raisonné of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum, the largest in the world, consisting of over 500 ceramics mainly from the 17th and 18th centuries.
Category: Art


Author : Margaret Connors McQuade
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173006770333
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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This illustrated bilingual study explores the development of Talavera Poblana glazed earthenware, from the seventeenth century when it was introduced to the New World in Puebla, Mexico, to the present day. These distinctive ceramic basins, vases, drug jars, tile panels, and sculptures synthesize forms and motifs of Spanish, Islamic, Chinese, and Italian origins to create a magnificent, uniquely Mexican style.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles