The Circulation of Elite Longquan Celadon Ceramics from China to Japan: An Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Study (Hardcover)

The Circulation of Elite Longquan Celadon Ceramics from China to Japan: An Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Study By Meili Yang Cover Image
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Chinese Longquan celadon, a type of green-glazed ceramic, is one of the most famous branded and trade products, particularly during the 13th and 14th centuries. Its archaeological and historical materials possess multiple attributes with plentiful cultural information. The objective of the present book is to vivify these materials and provide a broader perspective and additional methodologies to review and gain a new and more profound understanding of Longquan celadon.The first part of this book focuses on elite Longquan celadon in China's Southern Song (1127-1278) and Yuan (1271-1368) periods. The second part focuses on elite Longquan celadon products as imports in medieval Japan. These products played a crucial role in shaping medieval Japanese culture.

About the Author


Meili Yang teaches at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781845199326
ISBN-10: 1845199324
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Publication Date: August 12th, 2022
Pages: 240
Language: English