Author: Joint Board of Directors of the National Palace Museum & National Central Museum
Title: Ju Ware of the Sung Dynasty.
Place Published: Hong Kong
Publisher:Cafa Co. Ltd.
Date Published: 1961
Illustrated with 24 color plates. 38x26½ cm (15x10¼") Brick cloth lettered in black, jacket. First Edition.
This is a bilingual edition in English and in Chinese. From the series Porcelain of the National Palace Museum. The series began in 1961 and contemplated 20 volumes. The first volume of the series was the present volume on Ju Ware of the Sung Dynasty. Ju ware are among the greatest greenish-blue wares of all times. Because few pieces of this ware have survived, the twenty-three specimens that have been preserved in the National Palace Museum constitute a unique collection. Most of the plates in this volume reflect the original colors and the original sizes, and the bases are also illustrated. This volume will be highly useful to the collector and the appraiser of fine Ju ware.