By Suzanne G Valenstein
This good-looking e-book is right now a common survey of chinese language ceramics from the early Neolithic interval to the current day and a necessary reference quantity for artwork historians and connoisseurs. initially released through The Metropolitan Museum of artwork in 1975 as an creation to its sizeable number of chinese language ceramics, the publication was once hugely praised through specialists within the box.
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A handbook of Chinese ceramics by Suzanne G Valenstein