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Ronald W. Fuchs II
A History of Chinese Export Porcelain in Ten Objects

Ceramics in America 2014

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Vase, Jingdezhen, China, 1300–1330. Porcelain. H. 11 1/4". (Courtesy, National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.)

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Barthélemy Remy, Vase with Silver-Gilt and Enameled Mounts, France, ca. 1713. Watercolor on paper. 17 3/8" x 11 3/4". (Courtesy, Bibliothèque nationale de France.)

  • Figure 3
    Figure 3

    Ewer, Jingdezhen, China, ca. 1520. Hard-paste porcelain with cobalt blue under transparent glaze. H. 7 3/8". (Courtesy, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Purchase, Winfield Foundation Gift, 1961, 61.196.)

  • Figure 4
    Figure 4

    Wine cup, Jingdezhen, China, 1600–1610. Porcelain. H. 1 11/16". (Courtesy, Jamestown Rediscovery.) 

  • Figure 5
    Figure 5

    Wine cup, Jingdezhen, China, 1600–1613. Porcelain. H. 1 1/2". (Courtesy, Winterthur Museum, Museum purchase with funds provided by Mrs. Alfred P. Harrison.)

  • Figure 6
    Figure 6

    Teapot with English silver-gilt mounts, probably Zhangzhou, China, 1650–1675. Porcelain. H. 5 1/8". (Courtesy, National Trust, Ham House.)

  • Figure 7
    Figure 7

    Soldier vase, Jingdezhen, China, ca. 1710. Porcelain. H. 40". (Courtesy, Peabody Essex Museum.)

  • Figure 8
    Figure 8

    Charger with the arms of Harry Gough and Elizabeth Hynde, Jingdezhen, China, ca. 1720. Porcelain. D. 13 5/8". (Courtesy, Reeves Collection, Washington and Lee University, Bequest of Herbert McKay.)

  • Figure 9
    Figure 9

    Fishbowl with scenes of porcelain production, Jingdezhen, China, 1730–1750. Porcelain. D. 23 3/4". (Courtesy, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Gift of the Society of the Friends of the Hague Museum.)

  • Figure 10
    Figure 10

    Detail of the fishbowl illustrated in fig. 9.

  • Figure 11
    Figure 11

    Salad bowl, Jingdezhen, ­decorated in Guangzhou, China, 1784. Porcelain. L. 10 1/8". (Courtesy, Reeves Collection, Washington and Lee University, Gift of the Edward H. Thompson Family.)

  • Figure 12
    Figure 12

    Hong bowl, Jingdezhen, ­decorated in Guangzhou, China, ca. 1800. Porcelain. D. 14 1/4". (Courtesy, Reeves Collection, Washington and Lee University, Gift of Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest.)

  • Figure 13
    Figure 13

    Platter in the Canton pattern, Jingdezhen, China, 1800–1870. Porcelain. L. 12 1/4". (Courtesy, Reeves Collection, Washington and Lee University, Anonymous Gift.)