Wednesday, March 02, 2005

China, Fine arts

In the realm of the arts, the Ming period has long been esteemed for the variety and high quality of its state-sponsored craft goods - cloisonn´┐Ż and, particularly, porcelain wares. The sober, delicate monochrome porcelains of the Sung dynasty were now superseded by rich, decorative polychrome wares. The best known of these are of blue-on-white decor, which gradually changed


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