Apr
16

Chinese Export Porcelain of the Seventeenth Century

By the seventeenth century, Chinese porcelain, known for its delicacy and virtuosity, had long been an object of admiration in foreign countries. The term “export porcelain” refers to porcelain especially made for international trade. After the Dutch East India Company (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie or VOC) was established in 1602, Chinese export porcelain was among the…
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