ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, EDWARD AND GOLDIE STERNBERG CHINESE ART PURCHASE FUND 1999. PHOTO AGNSW – TAASA Review June 2013
Chinese prototypes, and, less familiar, Hasami ware celadons from Japan. Then from the 16th century came the Europeans first the Portuguese, then the Dutch, English and other Europeans.
Huge cargoes of porcelain were shipped to their home markets to satisfy what sometimes equated to a craze for specific ceramic types.
This enormous ceramic trade to Europe is not well represented in the Gallery’s collection...