Dienstag, 13. Februar 2018, 12–14 Uhr ct, A 320
Kunsthistorisches Institut, Ostasiatische Kunstgeschichte
Koserstr. 20, 14195 Berlin
News vom 05.02.2018
Kraak porcelain is a type of Chinese export porcelain, which is characterized mainly by blue and white painting and paneled decoration with popular motifs from the late Ming Dynasty. It became more popular in European Collections and Painting during the 17th century. The talk focuses on the concept, type, technique and decoration of Kraak porcelain. It leads to the conclusion that this porcelain is not an accident result of Chinese porcelain development but the achievement of various influences, both from East and West.
Dr. Ruoming Wu is teaching at the Department of Oriental Art, School of Literature, Nankai University, Tianjin since 2016. She obtained her PhD at Heidelberg University in 2013. The title of her doctoral thesis was “The Origins of Kraak Porcelain in the Late Ming Dynasty.” After that she worked at the SKD Porcelain Collection Dresden and at Heidelberg University. Her main research focuses on export porcelain.