A Passion for Porcelain: Essays in Honour of Meredith Chilton

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A Passion for Porcelain brings together papers delivered at an international symposium held in 2018 at the Gardiner Museum, in honour of Meredith Chilton, C.M., one of the foremost scholars and curators of eighteenth-century European porcelain. Authored by leading scholars in the field, the essays take us on a journey from Sèvres (FR) to Japan via Boston (US), where we encounter both revered artists and anonymous makers, together with passionate collectors past and present. The contributions also explore the medium of porcelain in the context of artistic rivalry and gift exchange, as an object of fashion and scientific curiosity and as a symbol of status and power. Together they reveal the versatility of the medium, changing perceptions and endless possibilities for porcelain scholarship.

Edited by Karine Tsoumis & Vanessa Sigalas

With contributions by:

Daniel Chen
Katharina Hantschmann
Peter Kaellgren
Sebastian Kuhn
Claudia Lehner-Jobst
Thomas Michie
Jeffrey Munger
Linda Roth
Rosalind Savill
Vanessa Sigalas
Karine Tsoumis

Published by Arnoldsche Art Publishers

208 pages

Material: Hardcover

Measurement (in.): L8.5 x W1 x H11.25

Weight (lb.): 2.86

SKU: 9783897905849





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