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Early Japanese porcelain: Arita porcelain in the Dresden Collection
Friedrich Reichel

The Porcelain Collection at Dresden contains the largest and finest selection of early Japanese porcelain anywhere outside Japan, Consisting of about a thousand piects, its was assembled by the Elector Frederick Augustus I of Saxony9 1670-1733) Augustus the strong's dealt largely with the Dutch East India Company, who were trading at the port of Nagasaki in the extreme southwest of Japan, Most of the great Dresden collection was acquired in and around Arita, a twon just inland from Nagasaki, The author, who is Curator of the Dresden Porcelain collection, first describes the development of and work of the Arita factories and then goes on tto demonstrate the extraordinary cultural cross-fertilization that existed during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries between European tasted and Japanese craftsmanship and style.

The book 's aim, to introduced the reader to the special attractions of Arita porcelain, and to show the influence that this " white gold" from Japan had upon the great European centres of porcelain manufacture, and in particular Meissen, This authoritative work, with its 88 pages of specially taken colour photographs, will appeal to anyone with an interest in procelian.

Hard cover with dj, good condition, ages spot in the edge and feps 1980 156 pages
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