Trade Taste & Transfomation: Jingdezhen Porcelain for Japan 1620-1645

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by : Julia B. Curtis 

 the declining decades of the Ming dynasty, the Japanese market provided much needed revenue for the kilns at Jingdezhen. The Chinese potters filled the orders from Japan with blue-and-white and enamel-decorated wares made as efficiently and cheaply as possible, often with technical imperfections not tolerated among their domestic patrons. But these imperfections suited the aesthetic taste of Japan’s tea masters, and these wares, which