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Some of the most important examples of eastern arts now in the western world

Volume One

Cover for Volume 2 of  Chinese and Japanese Works of Art, showing a vase

Cover for Volume 2 of Chinese and Japanese Works of Art ©

This volume presents the Chinese ceramics of the Ming and Qing dynasties in chronological order (continued in Volume Two).  In addition, due to their unique historical significance, the contents of the collection at Hampton Court Palace are presented here separately.

Highlights from the volume

Jingdezhen [Jiangxi Province, China]

Jar

Jingdezhen [Jiangxi Province, China]

Pair of pheasants

Longquan, Zhejiang province [China]

Dish

Jingdezhen [Jiangxi Province, China]

Pair of ritual pouring vessels with covers