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Articles on Antique Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art - Guest and Gray

Articles on Antique Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Chinese Reign Marks

Interpreting Ming and Qing reign marks

• Anthony Gray

The practice of painting marks on porcelain on a regular basis was established during the Xuande reign near the beginning of the Ming period, in the early 15th century. The mark usually consist...


The Use of Copper Red in Chinese Ceramics

• Lucy Farley

Fig.1 Towards the end of the Tang dynasty (618-906), the kilns at Tonghuan near Changsha were producing over two hundred different forms of ceramic for export, and were also the site of...