How Chinese porcelain went global: Hong Kong exhibition full of rare pieces puts creative spin on an old paradigm

//How Chinese porcelain went global: Hong Kong exhibition full of rare pieces puts creative spin on an old paradigm

How Chinese porcelain went global: Hong Kong exhibition full of rare pieces puts creative spin on an old paradigm

Some of the exhibits at a new show about Chinese trade porcelains are not what most people would think of as “museum quality”.But these chipped plates, water-damaged teapots and humble fragments of Chinese blue-and-whites are being shown alongside magnificent and rare pieces that have survived intact at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) art museum to put a new spin on a well-known paradigm of globalisation.The history of the West’s obsession with Chinese porcelain is well known. In the…

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