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Porcelain

Porcelain Book
Author : Suzanne L. Marchand
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2020-06-30
ISBN : 0691182337
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Porcelain was invented in medieval China--but its secret recipe was first reproduced in Europe by an alchemist in the employ of the Saxon king Augustus the Strong. Saxony's revered Meissen factory could not keep porcelain's ingredients secret for long, however, and scores of Holy Roman princes quickly founded their own mercantile manufactories, soon to be rivaled by private entrepreneurs, eager to make not art but profits. As porcelain's uses multiplied and its price plummeted, it lost much of its identity as aristocratic ornament, instead taking on a vast number of banal, yet even more culturally significant, roles. By the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, it became essential to bourgeois dining, and also acquired new functions in insulator tubes, shell casings, and teeth.

Chelsea Porcelain at Williamsburg

Chelsea Porcelain at Williamsburg Book
Author : John Cecil Austin
Publisher : Colonial Williamsburg
Release : 1977
ISBN : 9780879350239
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has amassed an outstanding collection of ceramics produced by the Chelsea porcelain Manufactory during its years of operation, 1745-1769. The most important part of the collection falls within the Manufactory's earliest, or triangle, period, and includes examples of nearly all the extant forms. Exotic teapots shaped like Chinamen holding creatures, and objects copied directly from silver prototypes are but a few of the fascinating forms from the early, experimental period. Also illustrated are unique and aesthetically pleasing examples that were manufactured at Chelsea later.

The S vres Porcelain Manufactory

The S  vres Porcelain Manufactory Book
Author : Beatrice Pannequin,Tamara Préaud,Karole Bezut,Antoine D'Albis,Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts,Laurie Dahlberg,Anne Lajoix,Sylvie Millasseau
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 1997-01-01
ISBN : 0300073380
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The tumultuous years of the French Revolution left France’s prestigious decorative arts industries poised on the brink of ruin. It was not until after the fall of the monarchy and the ascendancy of the Consulat and Empire under Napoleon that they began to recover so that by the middle of the nineteenth century they stood at the pinnacle of their achievement. This book is the first in depth study of the renowned porcelain works at Sèvres during its virtual rebirth under the 47 year direction of the scientist, teacher, and administrator Alexandre Brongniart. Some 110 working drawings from the Sèvres Archive are reproduced here for the first time in color. They celebrate the high skill of the artists whose work often documented contemporary events in France. There are table services in the 'Egyptian' and 'Etruscan' taste as well as individual pieces that recall Napoleonic military campaigns. There are also exquisite Neoclassical decorations using motifs such as birds, butterflies, and insects that reflect the century’s early fascination with the natural sciences. The repertoire of nineteenth century eclecticism is evident in the output of Sèvres from the revival of Gothic and renaissance motifs to the outburst of naturalism. Eleven essays by leading authorities assess this dynamic period.

How to Identify Old Chinese Porcelain

How to Identify Old Chinese Porcelain Book
Author : Mrs. Willoughby Hodgson
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1905
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Chinese Porcelain

Chinese Porcelain Book
Author : William Giuseppi Gulland
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1902
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Porcelain

Porcelain Book
Author : Edward Dillon
Publisher : DigiCat
Release : 2022-09-15
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Porcelain by Edward Dillon is a fascinating look at the delicate art of crafting porcelain. This all-encompassing nonfiction book includes porcelain from a variety of countries such as China, Japan, and Korea. Contents: "Introductory and Scientific Chapter II. The Materials: Mixing, Fashioning, and Firing Chapter III. Glazes Chapter IV. Decoration using Colour Chapter V. The Porcelain of China. Introductory—Classification—The Sung Dynasty—The Mongol or Yuan Dynasty Chapter VI. The Porcelain of China (continued). The Ming Dynasty Chapter VII. The Porcelain of China (continued). The Manchu or Tsing Dynasty Chapter VIII. The Porcelain of China (continued). Marks."

Porcelain

Porcelain Book
Author : Suzanne L. Marchand
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2020-06-30
ISBN : 0691201986
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This is the book on porcelain we have been waiting for. . . . A remarkable achievement."—Edmund de Waal, author of The Hare with Amber Eyes A sweeping cultural and economic history of porcelain, from the eighteenth century to the present Porcelain was invented in medieval China—but its secret recipe was first reproduced in Europe by an alchemist in the employ of the Saxon king Augustus the Strong. Saxony’s revered Meissen factory could not keep porcelain’s ingredients secret for long, however, and scores of Holy Roman princes quickly founded their own mercantile manufactories, soon to be rivaled by private entrepreneurs, eager to make not art but profits. As porcelain’s uses multiplied and its price plummeted, it lost much of its identity as aristocratic ornament, instead taking on a vast number of banal, yet even more culturally significant, roles. By the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, it became essential to bourgeois dining, and also acquired new functions in insulator tubes, shell casings, and teeth. Weaving together the experiences of entrepreneurs and artisans, state bureaucrats and female consumers, chemists and peddlers, Porcelain traces the remarkable story of “white gold” from its origins as a princely luxury item to its fate in Germany’s cataclysmic twentieth century. For three hundred years, porcelain firms have come and gone, but the industry itself, at least until very recently, has endured. After Augustus, porcelain became a quintessentially German commodity, integral to provincial pride, artisanal industrial production, and a familial sense of home. Telling the story of porcelain’s transformation from coveted luxury to household necessity and flea market staple, Porcelain offers a fascinating alternative history of art, business, taste, and consumption in Central Europe.

Artificial Soft Paste Porcelain

Artificial Soft Paste Porcelain Book
Author : Edwin Atlee Barber
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1907
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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China s Porcelain Capital

China s Porcelain Capital Book
Author : Maris Boyd Gillette
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2016-08-11
ISBN : 147425943X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Maris Boyd Gillette's groundbreaking study tells the story of Jingdezhen, China's porcelain capital, from its origins in 1004 in Song dynasty China to the present day. Gillette explores how Jingdezhen has been affected by state involvement in porcelain production, particularly during the long 20th century. She considers how the Chinese government has consumed, invested in, taxed and managed the local ceramics industry, and the effects of this state intervention on ceramists' lives, their local environment and the nature of the goods they produce. Gillette traces how Jingdezhen experienced the transition from imperial rule to state ownership under communism, the changing fortunes of the ceramics industry in the early 21st century, the decay and decline that accompanied privatisation, and a revival brought about by an entrepreneurial culture focusing on the manufacture of highly-prized 'art porcelain'.

Hard Paste Porcelain Oriental China Japan Siam Korea

Hard Paste Porcelain  Oriental  China  Japan  Siam  Korea Book
Author : Edwin Atlee Barber
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1910
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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European Porcelain in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

European Porcelain in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Book
Author : Jeffrey Munger,Elizabeth Sullivan
Publisher : Metropolitan Museum of Art
Release : 2018-05-09
ISBN : 1588396436
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Porcelain imported from China was the most highly coveted new medium in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-­century Europe. Its pure white color, translucency, and durability, as well as the delicacy of decoration, were impossible to achieve in European earthenware and stoneware. In response, European ceramic factories set out to discover the process of producing porcelain in the Chinese manner, with significant artistic, technical, and commercial ramifications for Britain and the Continent. Indeed, not only artisans, but kings, noble patrons, and entrepreneurs all joined in the quest, hoping to gain both prestige and profit from the enterprises they established. This beautifully illustrated volume showcases ninety works that span the late sixteenth to the mid-nineteenth century and reflect the major currents of European porcelain production. Each work is illustrated with glorious new photography, accompanied by analysis and interpretation by one of the leading experts in European decorative arts. Among the wide range of porcelains selected are rare blue-and-white wares and figures from Italy, superb examples from the Meissen factory in Germany and the Sèvres factory in France, and ceramics produced by leading British eighteenth-century artisans. Taken together, they reveal why the Metropolitan Museum’s holdings in this field are among the finest in the world. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Verdana}

56th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum

56th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum Book
Author : John B. Wachtman
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2009-09-28
ISBN : 0470316292
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume is part of the Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceeding (CESP) series. This series contains a collection of papers dealing with issues in both traditional ceramics (i.e., glass, whitewares, refractories, and porcelain enamel) and advanced ceramics. Topics covered in the area of advanced ceramic include bioceramics, nanomaterials, composites, solid oxide fuel cells, mechanical properties and structural design, advanced ceramic coatings, ceramic armor, porous ceramics, and more.

American Porcelain 1770 1920

American Porcelain  1770 1920 Book
Author : Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen
Publisher : Metropolitan Museum of Art
Release : 1989
ISBN : 0870995405
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Porcelain Analysis and Its Role in the Forensic Attribution of Ceramic Specimens

Porcelain Analysis and Its Role in the Forensic Attribution of Ceramic Specimens Book
Author : Howell G. M. Edwards
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-11-09
ISBN : 3030809528
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The material for this book arose from the author’s research into porcelains over many years, as a collector in appreciation of their artistic beauty , as an analytical chemist in the scientific interrogation of their body paste, enamel pigments and glaze compositions, and as a ceramic historian in the assessment of their manufactory foundations and their correlation with available documentation relating to their recipes and formulations. A discussion of the role of analysis in the framework of a holistic assessment of artworks and specifically the composition of porcelain, namely hard paste, soft paste, phosphatic, bone china and magnesian, is followed by its growth from its beginnings in China to its importation into Europe in the 16th Century. A survey of European porcelain manufactories in the 17th and 18th Centuries is followed by a description of the raw materials, minerals and recipes for porcelain manufacture and details of the chemistry of the high temperature firing processes involved therein. The historical backgrounds to several important European factories are considered, highlighting the imperfections in the written record that have been perpetuated through the ages. The analytical chemical information derived from the interrogation of specimens, from fragments, shards or perfect finished items, is reviewed and operational protocols established for the identification of a factory output from the data presented. Several case studies are examined in detail across several porcelain manufactories to indicate the role adopted by modern analytical science, with information provided at the quantitative elemental oxide and qualitative molecular spectroscopic levels, where applicable. The attribution of a specimen to a particular factory is either supported thereby or in some cases a potential reassessment of an earlier attribution is indicated. Overall, the information provided by analytical chemical data is seen to be extremely useful for porcelain identification and for its potential attribution in the context of a holistic forensic evaluation of hitherto unknown porcelain exemplars of questionable factory origins.

Contemporary Studio Porcelain

Contemporary Studio Porcelain Book
Author : Peter Lane
Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
Release : 2003-11-25
ISBN : 9780812237726
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"There are over 350 new illustrations and 75 new artists featured in this new updated edition. The result is a breathtaking look at the exciting and innovative work that is currently being done internationally in this field." "This substantially revised edition presents a wide diversity of porcelain objects which will both inspire and enthral. A fascinating read not only for any potter working in porcelain but also for collectors and anyone interested in fine ceramics."--Jacket.

Pottery and Porcelain Restoration

Pottery and Porcelain Restoration Book
Author : Roger Hawkins
Publisher : The Crowood Press
Release : 2020-04-03
ISBN : 1785006762
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Pottery and Porcelain Restoration is a practical guide for amateurs to the craft of the professional restorer. With over 360 photographs, it explains the simplest, safest and ethical techniques that are recommended today and - essentially - do not further damage your pieces. Written with clear practical detail, it explains the full process and gives unique insight into the delicate job of the ceramic restorer. This new book introduces the history of pottery and porcelain, and gives an account of the methods and ethics of ceramic restoration; it gives a complete list and details of materials and equipment, and particularly advises on the best choice of glues; it describes the full restoration process, from preparation and cleaning to gluing and modelling, and finally to painting and gilding and provides step-by-step instructions for gluing multiple breaks, filling chips and large missing areas, as well as making lids, teapot spouts, hands, leaves, fingers and handles. Restoration examples are illustrated such as making Beswick horse legs, replacing missing handles on a Chinese jug and painting a Clarice Cliff jug and, finally, vital tricks of the trade are shared throughout and useful tips to setting up a workshop are given.

Song Blue and White Porcelain on the Silk Road

Song Blue and White Porcelain on the Silk Road Book
Author : Adam T. Kessler
Publisher : BRILL
Release : 2012-07-25
ISBN : 9004231277
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Song Blue and White Porcelain on the Silk Road disproves received opinion that pre-Ming blue and white dates to the Yuan (1279-1368 A.D.) and establishes the proper foundation for 21st century study of ancient Chinese porcelain.

Marks and Monograms on Pottery and Porcelain of the Renaissance and Modern Periods

Marks and Monograms on Pottery and Porcelain of the Renaissance and Modern Periods Book
Author : William Chaffers
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1874
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Vincennes and S vres Porcelain

Vincennes and S  vres Porcelain Book
Author : Adrian Sassoon
Publisher : Getty Publications
Release : 1992-03-12
ISBN : 0892361735
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume documents the Getty Museum's important holdings of Vincennes and Sèvres porcelain. Entries are arranged in chronological order and include descriptions, commentary, and a complete bibliography and exhibition list. Every object is illustrated in color and all incised and painted marks are reproduced. The volume also includes an index of painters, gilders, and previous owners.