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Chapter One: Ceramics in China and the Near East

Bowl with cobalt-blue inscriptions

Bowl with cobalt-blue inscriptions, 9th century. Iraq, probably Basra

After reading this chapter, you will be able to:

  • identify how trade and cultural ties led to artistic exchange between China and the Near East from the tenth to the seventeenth century
  • recognize visual evidence of these exchanges in ceramic works of art