Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Books and Catalogs on Chinese and Korean Ceramics

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


  1. Wow...I feel like I have unearthed a treasure here! I have recently come into the possession of a pitcher which believe to be kinkozan, satsuma. I have been researching all morning to try and decipher the signature...can you help? Id like to attach a photo but not sure if I can on this blog.

    1. I am not sure I can help but feel free to send to my blog email.


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