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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

Michael Clarke


The dynasty which ruled China from 1368 until 1644, particularly well known for the fine porcelain produced, including beautiful and restrained blue and white vessels in the early years. Later, the introduction of additional colours led to richer effects. The trade in Chinese export porcelain was begun during this period.