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Images of the Canton Factories 1760-1822Reading History in Art$
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Paul A. Van Dyke and Maria Kar-wing Mok

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9789888208555

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888208555.001.0001

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Problems with Porcelain

Problems with Porcelain

(p.23) Chapter 3 Problems with Porcelain
Images of the Canton Factories 1760-1822

Paul A. Van Dyke

Maria Kar-wing Mok

Hong Kong University Press

The point of this discussion in chapter 3 is to provide answers as to why mistakes seem to appear more frequently on export porcelain factory scenes than on paintings. The painters were more attentive to details. The authors suggest that there were two types of craftsmen who worked with export factory scenes, and the craftsmen need to be treated separately.

Keywords:   Thirteen Factories, Chinese export art, Trading houses, Treaty Ports Era, Co-hong, Foreign Quarter, China, Guangzhou, Canton

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