Malcolm MacDonald Collection of Chinese Porcelain by Unknown Artist

This collection of Chinese ceramics, comprising some four hundred pieces, contains representative specimens up to about 600 AD, after which it is more comprehensive.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £30,000)
Acquired in:
1968
Vendor:
Malcolm MacDonald

It covers all the main forms, styles, and techniques, including later copies as well as earlier examples, and is particularly rich in white and monochrome wares.

Provenance

Malcom Mac Donald

Venue details

Oriental Museum Durham University, Elvet Hill, DURHAM County Durham DH1 3TH 0191 334 5694 www.dur.ac.uk/oriental.museum

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £1.50)

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