The Stonewares of Yixing:
From the Ming Period to the Present Day

By: K. S. Lo


The Stonewares of Yixing: From the Ming Period to the Present Day

Color and B&W photos (wares and seals), line drawings (teapots), bibliography, index of potters, general index. Twenty years after its publication, this book remains the single most important English language reference on Yixing.

Kwee Seong Lo’s scholarly approach and chronological progression of the text enable readers of English, for the first time, to understand many of the nuances and traditions of Yixing ware, with no aspect overlooked. An absolute imperative addition to any Yixing library.

Hardcover: 287 pages
Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns (December 1986)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0856671819
ISBN-13: 978-0856671814
Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.2 x 1.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds

March 28th, 2008

The Art of the Yixing Potter
– the K.S. Lo collection

By: Anita Wong and Rose Lee


Exhibition catalog. The Art of the Yixing Potter: the K.S. Lo Collection, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware.
Hong Kong: The Urban Council, 1990.

With text in English and Chinese, this exhibition catalog describes Yixing stoneware, its history, some Yixing collections, and the collecting of such ware in the West. This work looks at tea drinking in China and offers a concise history of Yixing Ware, the collection of Yixing Ware in the Shanghai Museum, as well as Yixing and the West. Complimented by profuse photographic illustrations showing good examples of the pottery.

Colour and black and white photographic illustrations,
250 pages, 317 illustrations (247 in color) and 194 color reference illustrations. index, appendix:
Three Techniques of Making Yixing Teapots, dustjacket protected, quarto.
Text in English and Chinese.

Published by Urban Council, Hong Kong.
250 pp. 31 x 25 cm.
Unfortunately, this book is currently out of print.

March 28th, 2008