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Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation

Read ô Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation 108 Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book for 2000Chinese glazes have been admired throughout history for their extraordinary ualities and colors not least in China itself where their appearance has been compared variously to jade to tea dust to hare's fur or to the color of the sky after the rain Some Chinese glazes are vibrant and brilliant in tone while others are deep complex and subtle their properties seeming to change according to ambient light Chinese glazes have long presented a technical challenge to Western potters and this book is the most complete account yet of their nature and their reconstruction The story of Chinese glazes is also the story of Chinese ceramics itself one of the most fascinating and influential traditions in ceramic history Chinese Glazes traces the development of China's great high fired glaze tradition from its roots in the Bronze Age through the famous monochrome stoneware glazes of the Song dynasty to the fine porcelain glazes of southern China The book also examines in detail the story of China's low fired glazes from the time of China's first emperor to the present day The book shows clearly how the potters of ancient China were able to work their ceramic miracles from the simplest recipes and how modern potters can use and adapt these principles for their own work The book contains hundreds of recipes for formulating Chinese glazes with Western materials simple and advanced calculation techniues as well as efficient blending procedures with local materialsThe book is lavishly illustrated with nearly three hundred photographs one hundred in full color These depict examples of the Chinese arts as found in pottery ranging from simple earthenware jars excavated at Neolithic sites to exuisitely designed dishes found in imperial tombs They also show examples of modern Western ware that employ these remarkable glazing techniues. This is the most remarkable and excellent book I have ever read on ceramics A must have and must read for anyone interested in ceramics or interested in Chinese culture

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Read ô Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation 108 Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book for 2000Chinese glazes have been admired throughout history for their extraordinary ualities and colors not least in China itself where their appearance has been compared variously to jade to tea dust to hare's fur or to the color of the sky after the rain Some Chinese glazes are vibrant and brilliant in tone while others are deep complex and subtle their properties seeming to change according to ambient light Chinese glazes have long presented a technical challenge to Western potters and this book is the most complete account yet of their nature and their reconstruction The story of Chinese glazes is also the story of Chinese ceramics itself one of the most fascinating and influential traditions in ceramic history Chinese Glazes traces the development of China's great high fired glaze tradition from its roots in the Bronze Age through the famous monochrome stoneware glazes of the Song dynasty to the fine porcelain glazes of southern China The book also examines in detail the story of China's low fired glazes from the time of China's first emperor to the present day The book shows clearly how the potters of ancient China were able to work their ceramic miracles from the simplest recipes and how modern potters can use and adapt these principles for their own work The book contains hundreds of recipes for formulating Chinese glazes with Western materials simple and advanced calculation techniues as well as efficient blending procedures with local materialsThe book is lavishly illustrated with nearly three hundred photographs one hundred in full color These depict examples of the Chinese arts as found in pottery ranging from simple earthenware jars excavated at Neolithic sites to exuisitely designed dishes found in imperial tombs They also show examples of modern Western ware that employ these remarkable glazing techniues. History of pottery and glazes in China through the centuries informative and packed with gorgeous illustrations I chose it originally for its coffee table value ie to see the final products but as I am just starting to learn a bit about glazes the information within the book is also vey helpful Well presented readable and a joy to look at inspiring

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Read ô Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation 108 Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book for 2000Chinese glazes have been admired throughout history for their extraordinary ualities and colors not least in China itself where their appearance has been compared variously to jade to tea dust to hare's fur or to the color of the sky after the rain Some Chinese glazes are vibrant and brilliant in tone while others are deep complex and subtle their properties seeming to change according to ambient light Chinese glazes have long presented a technical challenge to Western potters and this book is the most complete account yet of their nature and their reconstruction The story of Chinese glazes is also the story of Chinese ceramics itself one of the most fascinating and influential traditions in ceramic history Chinese Glazes traces the development of China's great high fired glaze tradition from its roots in the Bronze Age through the famous monochrome stoneware glazes of the Song dynasty to the fine porcelain glazes of southern China The book also examines in detail the story of China's low fired glazes from the time of China's first emperor to the present day The book shows clearly how the potters of ancient China were able to work their ceramic miracles from the simplest recipes and how modern potters can use and adapt these principles for their own work The book contains hundreds of recipes for formulating Chinese glazes with Western materials simple and advanced calculation techniues as well as efficient blending procedures with local materialsThe book is lavishly illustrated with nearly three hundred photographs one hundred in full color These depict examples of the Chinese arts as found in pottery ranging from simple earthenware jars excavated at Neolithic sites to exuisitely designed dishes found in imperial tombs They also show examples of modern Western ware that employ these remarkable glazing techniues. A very useful tool in our ceramics studio library Highly recommended This book deserves a 5 star rating An extremely useful tool in a hobbyist as well as professional production potters toolbox library A vast array of data to keep kept on hand uickly and securely Seller also was also kind in communication and delivery was fast as well as prompt Thankyou for your excellent service

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    By Nigel Wood : Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation – pdf Read This book is rather technical including lots of detail info eg percentage of the chemical component etc but if you're looking for an entry level introduction book this is not for you

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    By Nigel Wood : Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation – pdf Read This is an amazing book I have never encountered another uite like it There are many formulas for the most beautiful ancient Chinese glazes Anyone who loves ceramics whether it is the history or the actual making of ceramic ware this book will explain the glazes applications and give the formulas for the glazes

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