San Antonio Museum or Art

Gallery Talk: Curator's Choice – Fahua Ceramics by John Johnston, Curator of Asian Art

Gallery Talks

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.

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Price: Free.

Double-Walled Jar with Carved Decoration

Fahua ware

China, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Glazed stoneware; h. 13 in.; diam. 13 3/4 in.

Gift of Lenora and Walter F. Brown


Distinctive blue, yellow, and green stoneware “fahua” style objects were made in workshops located in both Northern and Southern China during the Ming and  Qing dynasties. Using examples from SAMA’s outstanding fahua collection, this talk explores the development and variation found in these wares. 

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