Masterpieces of World Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum

Editor: Reino Liefkes, Editor: Hilary Young, Photographer: Mike Kitcatt
V & A Publishing (United Kingdom), 2008
Hardback, 144 pagesSize: 277x223 mm
ISBN-13: 9781851775279
ISBN-10: 1851775277

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Reino Liefkes

Reino Liefkes and Hilary Young are senior curators in the Department of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass at the V&A. Reino Liefkes is the author of "Glass" and Hilary Young is the author of "English Porcelain 174595".

Masterpieces of World Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum

The ceramics collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum is among its greatest glories, unrivalled in its range, diversity and global reach. Featuring 120 masterpieces, this beautiful book traces the developments in world ceramics from ancient times to the present. Conceived as a visual timeline, it draws together potting traditions from across the globe, showing how they interrelate and how trade and cultural interchange have shaped their histories. Outstanding new photographs reveal an array of stunning piecesfrom dramatic Chinese funerary sculpture to exquisitely painted Italian renaissance pottery and boldly modernist wares.

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