Collectors Collections Collecting The Arts Of China
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Author by : Jason Steuber Languange Used : en Release Date : 2014 Publisher by : David A. Cofrin Asian Art Manu ISBN : 0813049148 File Size : 46,9 Mb Total Download : 319
This is a scholarly volume that provides a systematic overview of major histories of fine collections of Chinese art in the UK, US, and Canada, including collections built in the 18th through the 21st centuries.
Author by : Stacey Pierson Languange Used : en Release Date : 2007 Publisher by : Peter Lang ISBN : 3039105388 File Size : 44,6 Mb Total Download : 414
This book presents the first comprehensive study of the collecting, consumption and display of Chinese porcelain in Britain from the 16th to the 20th century, as well as the impact of this activity on British culture. Beginning with the early porcelains acquired as objects of exotica and vessels for the consumption of tea and coffee, followed by porcelains for display in the country house interior, the first part of this book reveals the role of porcelain in Britain’s developing economic relations with China and the impact of this material on both daily life and interior design. The subseque
Author by : Karl E. Meyer Languange Used : en Release Date : 2015-03-10 Publisher by : St. Martin's Press ISBN : 9781466879294 File Size : 46,6 Mb Total Download : 249
Thanks to Salem sea captains, Gilded Age millionaires, curators on horseback and missionaries gone native, North American museums now possess the greatest collections of Chinese art outside of East Asia itself. How did it happen? The China Collectors is the first full account of a century-long treasure hunt in China from the Opium Wars and the Boxer Rebellion to Mao Zedong's 1949 ascent. The principal gatherers are mostly little known and defy invention. They included "foreign devils" who braved desert sandstorms, bandits and local warlords in acquiring significant works. Adventurous curators
Author by : Vimalin Rujivacharakul Languange Used : en Release Date : 2011 Publisher by : Rowman & Littlefield ISBN : 9781611490060 File Size : 55,7 Mb Total Download : 497
Collecting China is a unique collection of essays that brings together theories of materiality and what collecting has meant to various peoples over time. Collecting China grew out of a simple question: how does a thing become Chinese? Fifteen essays explore this question from different angles, ranging from close examination of world-renowned private collections to critical reinterpretations of historical writings.