Jerry E. Patterson PORCELAIN

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From the Jacket Flap: "In an entertaining, clear fashion, this volume studies the technical, social and stylistic development of porcelain from its beginnings under the T'ang dynasty in ancient China to its golden age in Europe and America. Along the way we marvel at the Ming and Ch'ing porcelains and learn Augustus the Strong, obsessed with the beauty of Oriental porcelain, patronized the production of the first true European porcelain in eighteenth-century Germany. The book follows the spreading popularity of porcelain that include the Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles. 'The two main strands of porcelain making are the Far Eastern and the European,' writes the author. 'Each has its distinctive history, yet the strands have repeatedly crossed. The plan of this book is to trace these strands in chronological order and to show where and how they have crossed and in what ways they have influenced each other....' "

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