In this dictionary I have over the last decades tried to write and collect good explanations of many of these various terms that are used to describe antique Max Fritz Listed Chinese and Japanese porcelain.
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The point with this dictionary, is that it is actually written and edited by people who know porcelain and, which is equally important, does not have any agenda of their own to twist the truth in any particular direction. When possible I have tried to address this by cross referencing both terms and explain where the understanding differ. Jan-Erik , Sweden chinese antique cloisonne 2017 A B Butsudan (Jp. In old books this was often done by a system called Wade-Giles (Peking, Ching-te-chen, Chien-lung), while all modern books today use a system Beautiful Rare All chinese antique cloisonne called Pinjin (Beijing, Jingdezhen, Qianlong). Many terms in particular regarding porcelain exported to the west are made up by collectors and dealers over the last century, and are not recognized or even understood in China. The information offered here tries to reflect the general understanding among chinese antique cloisonne collectors and arts historians on most subjects covered. Here I try to go back to the roots and explain why an older but somewhat incorrect name might Antique Persian Malayer Farahan Northwest still be more helpful than a Antique French Provincial Walnut modern but archaeologically correct name. The field of Asian Ceramics chinese antique cloisonne collecting is a C 1930 Hamadan Antique Persian Exquisite challenging one. In this the Discussion chinese antique cloisonne Board has been a good source. By and by I add to and revise the entries when I find simple and straightforward explanation, and illustrations of things. Welcome to the Dictionary on chinese antique cloisonne Antique Chinese and Japanese pottery and porcelain.