Blue and White

Robin Gibson Gallery – Karen Choy and her Ceramic Heritage

Robin Gibson Gallery – Karen Choy and her Ceramic Heritage

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Ceramic artist Karen Choy’s celebration of cultural heritage is now on show at the Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, where her appealing sculpted animals enchant

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Chinese Ceramics, Pt 1 – Knowledge Comes from Seeing Much

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Chinese ceramics became known to the wider world from the Tang Dynasty (618- 907) onward; the word ‘China’ eventually becoming the generic name for porcelain

Ming Magic

Ming Magic

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A description of the manufacture of porcelain in 1713 by French Jesuit priest Father D’Entrecolles, a resident in Peking, relates the firing of blue and white porcelain ‘A beautiful blue colour appears on the porcelain after having been lost for some time. When the colour is first painted on, it…