Portugal na Porcelana da China Volume 4
More than 310 pages and 199 illustrations make up volume 4 of Portugal na Porcelana da China. One of the most complete works about the art of ceramics in a bilingual edition (Portuguese and English), of great graphic apparatus and scientific interest. Chinese ceramics are widely known and appreciated for their beauty and technical qualities, exerting influence both in Asia and the West. With the volumes covering 500 years of history, this fourth volume focuses on the pieces commissioned by the Portuguese civil aristocracy during the 17th and 18th centuries. The elegance and sophistication of these true works of art emerge in a hardback volume with an illustrated book jacket.