Qing porcelain famille verte, famille rose: Translated from the French by Charlotte Chesney. A study of the porcelain produced during the Qing Dynasty 1644-1912. Argues that the typical famille-verte and famille-rose pieces were produced specifically for export and were not representative of Chinese taste, thus placing all work of the period in historical context. Draws on Chinese archival sources as well as the writings of 17th and 18th-century Jesuit missionaries in China. Table of contents, introduction, Eight appendices, select bibliography, acknowledgments, photographic credits, index. Maps. 385 illustrations, 99 in color. Dust jacket lightly sunned at edges. 315+ 1 pages. cloth, dust jacket. 4to..