Embracing Classic Chinese Culture: Kangxi Porcelain from the Jie Rui Tang Collection
14 – 21 March, 2014
A fully illustrated catalogue, with an introductory essay by Regina Krahl will be available.
Accompanying symposium, “New Perspectives on Kangxi Porcelain”, in association with the Oriental Ceramic Society and the American Ceramic Circle, on Saturday, 15th March, 2:30 - 5:30 pm.
There are five speakers, Matthew Bunney- Deputy Director of Research, Guangzhou Oriental Museum; Dr. Julia Curtis - Independent scholar from Williamsburg, Virginia; Dr. Stephen Little - Curator and Head of the Chinese & Korean Art Department at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Dr. Yibin Ni - Independent Scholar and Author on Chinese iconography, and Jeffrey Stamen, collector of Kangxi period porcelain.
The talks will be followed by a panel discussion to be hosted by Henry Howard-Sneyd, Sotheby’s Vice Chairman of the Americas, Asian art.
2:30 - 3:45 pm
Dr. Julia Curtis, "A New Aesthetic for a New Dynasty: Kangxi Porcelain from Jingdezhen, 1661 - 1722".
Dr. Stephen Little, “Chinese Paintings and Porcelains of the Kangxi Reign”
Matthew Bunney, “Trace Model Research and Material Evidence Authentication of Kangxi Porcelain”
3:45 - 4:00 pm
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Dr. Yibin Ni, “A New Popular Media: Stories on Kangxi Porcelain to Educate and Entertain”
Jeffrey Stamen, “A Kangxi Xiwangmu Vase: Anatomy of a Masterpiece”