PORTUGAL IN PORCELAIN FROM CHINA: 500 years of trade: Volume I

  • Antique Chinese porcelain
  • Antique Chinese porcelain

PORTUGAL IN PORCELAIN FROM CHINA: 500 years of trade is a five volume comprehensive study of Chinese export porcelain ordered by the Portuguese market from 1520 until 1900. This bilingual work, written in Portuguese and English, reports on the history of Portuguese trade with China, with primary research on the people and institutions that commissioned the porcelains.

PORTUGAL IN PORCELAIN FROM CHINA: 500 years of trade is the definitive source on this subject for the next generations.

Volume 1 Summary

Essays: Nine Years that Changed the World: 1488-1497 by Bruno G. Neves; A Brief Introduction to Heraldry by J. Bénard Guedes and The Portuguese and the Trade in Chinese Porcelain. From the Beginning to the End of the Ming Dynasty by Christiaan Jörg

Catalogue: Chapter 1 and 2, The First Orders (1520 to 1650), from Portugal and Europe; Table of illustrations; Index of nomenclature in the catalogue; Bibliography

Pages: 260. Illustrations: 110.

Volume 1 was published in October 2007.

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