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“Paperback – Dating Chinese Porcelain from Facial Features and Adornments – A HANDBOOKAuthor: Tommy EklöfPaperback, pagesISBN free shipping The author is active as board moderator for the world’s largest English language Chinese porcelain Internet site, gotheborg. com.

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Review by Jan-Erik Nilsson on March 11th, // Filed under Chinese Export Porcelain, Hand and Reference Books This book is the result of years of original research, following a new line of thought when it comes to Chinese porcelain decorations.

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This is a list of Chinese porcelain with dates in their inscriptions. Most dates in the inscriptions are given as Chinese cyclical dates which are repeated every 60th years. Without a reference to the reigning emperor, it is possible to by mistake move the piece 60 years back or forward in time.

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I have used Tommy Eklof’s book “Dating Chinese Porcelain from Facial Features and Adornments A Handbook” to date this pot in that it is not marked. The pot’s origin is in California where it was in a collection for many years.

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A handbook for dating Chinese porcelain from facial features and adornments for museums, collectors and dealers alike. To arrive at a stylistic chronology in the rendering of facial features of people in porcelain decorations, the author has collected and categorized more than faces of men, women and children in Chinese porcelain decorations, dating from the 15th century until present day.

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