Dr. Ellen Huang: Eighteenth-Century Jingdezhen Porcelain as Meta-Chinoiserie

Date: 18 April 2017
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Venue: Room 4.34 Run Run Shaw Tower

Porcelain has long been recognized in scholarship as a significant object of exchange and encounter, with the word “chinaware” denoting porcelain’s crucial role in the shaping of European conceptions of China. This presentation builds upon such important studies by considering porcelain’s global impact not through English-language sources, but through the perspective of Qing Chinese imperial sources and contexts.

This talk focuses on the emergence of a new color palette featuring opaque pastel colors, commonly known as famille rose… (Please click on the image to read more)