Wednesday, July 1, 2015
To understand and appreciate more fully Japanese ceramics, one must also know a little bit about both Chinese and Korean ceramics.
1. Christie's Pictorial History of Chinese Ceramics by Anthony du Boulay (1984) 319 pgs
2. Chinese Export Porcelain for the American Trade 1785-1835 by Jean McLure Mudge (1981)
3. Masterpieces of Chinese Export Porcelain from the Mottahedeh Collection in the Virginia Museum by David Howard and John Ayers (1981) 80 pgs
4. Masterworks of Chinese Porcelain in the National Palace Museum (1970) 110 pgs
5. Chinese Pottery and Porcelain by R.L. Hobson (1976) 326 pgs
6. Southeby's Fine Chinese & Works of Art New York 23 March 2011
7. Doyle New York, Asian Works of Art Monday March 21, 2011
8. Chinese Porcelain for the Japanese Market Ko-sometsuke Jorge Welsh (2013)
9. Tang Ceramics Changsha Kilns by Timothy See-Yiu Lam (1990)
1. Korean Arts of the Eighteenth Century: Spendor & Simplicity (1993) 240 pgs
2. The World of Korean Ceramics by Jon Carter Covell and Alan Covell (1986) 128 pgs
WORK IN PROGRESS********
I will attempt to sort some of them out. *Arita, +Imari, #Hasami, ^Mikawachi/Hirado
The Big Three
Eizaemon (Fukagawa- founder of Koransha)
*Enzaemon 円左エ門 http://aritayaki.jp/kamamoto/enzaemongama.html
*Fumiemon ? 文右エ門
*Kazan ? Kazuemon 華山萬右衛門 http://www.aritayaki-shop.com/kz.html
*Kin'emon Toen 金右エ門陶苑
*Nishiyama Tokuemon 西山徳右エ門
Shunemon 俊右衛門 (Okugawa Shunemon)
+Tohemon 藤右衛門 http://www.toh-emon.com/
Additional notes of Interest:
Koransha was established by another "emon", 8th Fukagawa Eizaemon in 1879.
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