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A Record of the Establishment of a New Art Form: The Unique Collection of "Painted Enamels" at the Qing Court

Shih, Ching-fei

In: Collections and Concepts, 7 (2005),

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Abstract

The unique collection of Qing Dynasty painted enamels bears wittness to an important cultural exchange between 18th century China and the West resulting in the establishment and exchange of a new art form. The essay explores the ambitious attempts of the Qing Dynasty emperors to surpass the technical achievements of the West and traces the influences of Western shapes and motives on Chinese enamels.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Collections and Concepts
Volume: 7
Date Deposited: 09. Sep 2005 08:26
Date: 2005
Faculties / Institutes: Philosophische Fakultät > Institut für Kunstgeschichte Ostasiens
Subjects: 950 General history of Asia Far East
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