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THE RADIANCE OF JADE AND THE CLARITY OF WATER: KOREAN CERAMICS FROM THE ATAKA COLLECTION. Ikutaro Itoh et al. Art Institute of Chicago, 1991. Organized in association with Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. Published in association with Hudson Hills Press, Inc., New York. Distributed by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 158 pp. with 144 ills. (114 col.) and 174 col. reference ills. 28 x 24 cm. LC 91-25553 ISBN 1555950655 In English.
Presenting 114 luminous examples of celadon, porcelain, blue-and-white and Punch'ong ware selected from an internationally renowned collection now housed in Osaka's Museum of Oriental Ceramics, this catalogue documents the traditions of ceramic production in Korea over a millennium, from the Koryo through the Choson dynasty. Fine illustrations of the vessels and ritual objects are accompanied by individual scholarly commentaries and by essays describing the character of the Ataka Collection, the cultural and political history of Korea, the stylistic and technical evolution of its ceramic wares and the techniques of celadon production.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — Korea — Ceramics
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Worldwide Number: 023298
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