Kraak Porcelain: The Rise of Global Trade in the Late 16th and Early 17th Centuries

Author: Teresa Canepa & Christine van der Pejl-Ketel

Publisher: Jorge Welsh Books

USD $253.00

Exhibition catalogue with introduction and catalogue entries by Teresa Canepa and article by Christine van der Pejl-Ketel; A scholarly overview of kraak porcelain, the distinctive blue and white porcelain that became the largest and most varied group of export porcelain wares manufactured throughout the reigns of Wanli (1573-1620), Tianqi (1621-1627) and Chongzhen (1628-1644). Kraak porcelain is of particular historical importance because it is the first Jingdezhen blue and white export porcelain that was mass-produced and shipped in large quantities around the world. 59 porcelains are comprehensively studied.

Hardcover (with dust jacket), English text, 332 pages, 24.6 x 30.8 cm, published in 2008

ISBN: 0955099293