June Update

In order to study the influence of Dutch consumers on Chinese porcelain made for export during the seventeenth century, I decided to first look into what was happening to porcelain produced in China for domestic use during that time period. I hope this would allow me to set up a framework that I can later…
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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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