Start Dating canton porcelain

Dating canton porcelain

This ware is much better in quality than most other surviving pottery of the Shang period ().

Once again Paul Van Dyke has plumbed the depths of the archives to provide us with an extraordinary catalogue of the activities of European and Chinese traders during the heyday of the Canton trade.

In this second volume of his encyclopedic study, Van Dyke focuses in detail on the transactions that took place between foreign private and company traders and Chinese licensed merchants.

It is applied to glazes ranging from the olive of Yue to the deep green of later varieties.