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Title A View, in Pen and Ink, of the Porcelain Tower at Nanking; Drawn by Jo. Ant. van der Does
Reference Cartographic Items Additional MS. 9047.8.A-H
Library The British Library
Date ca. 1700-1800
Author(s) Van der Does, J
Description A beautiful drawing of the Porcelain Tower at Nanking. The tower was constructed during the early 15th century Ming Dynasty using pure white porcelain bricks. The historical site remains on the south bank of the Qinhuai River in Nanjing, China.
Document Type Illustration
Primary Commodity Porcelain
Theme Production; Art and Literature
Keywords construction, artisan, ceramic
Region East Asia
Places China
Copyright The British Library