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Science and Civilisation in China

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ISBN-10: 0521838339

ISBN-13: 9780521838337

Edition: 2004

Authors: Rose Kerr, Nigel Wood, Joseph Needham, C. Cullen

List price: $411.00
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Description:

In this illustrated history of Chinese ceramic technology the scene is set through the use of historical texts, archaeological excavation and the principles of ceramic science. Topics covered include the formation of clays, firing, manufacturing methods and sequences, glazes, pigments and gilding.
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Book details

List price: $411.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/14/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 968
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 6.292

William R. Sargentis the former curator of Asian Export Art at the Peabody Essex Museum.Rose Kerris Curator Emeritus of the Far Eastern Collection of Chinese Ceramics at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Preface
Setting the scene
Clays
Kilns
Manufacturing methods and sequences
Glazes
Pigments, enamels and gilding
Transfer
List of illustrations
List of tables
Chronology