SEACS former president Alvin Chia shares with members a late Qing Dynasty Famille Rose bowl that features four well-known Chinese scholars/literati: Wang Xizhi, Si Maguang, Tao Yuanming, and Zhu Geliang.
A Manager of Collections Management and an Assistant Conservator of Objects orient members of the Southeast Asian Ceramic Society to the workings of Singapore's Heritage Conservation Centre (HCC) as the society's July 2023 programme. A workshop will be help as Part II for members later in the year.
Learn how some 65,000 ceramics in Singapore's National Collection are managed and cared for at the HCC. Join us online to gain insight on the journey that newly acquired ceramics go through when they enter the National Collection – from accessioning, to storage, to being conserved and prepared for display.
Dr. Teresa Canepa and Katherine Butler introduce the results of their meticulous research of Sir Michael Butler's collection of transitional ceramics, which includes most types of porcelain produced at Jingdezhen, in Jiangxi province, during the 17th century and includes Late Ming, High Transitional, Shunzhi, Early Kangxi, Mid-Late Kangxi, Monochromes, and Famille Verte, as well as disputed pieces.
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of one of our founding members, Margaretha Ratnam, who served as the Society's Secretary in 1970-71 and was a keen and active member of the society for many years. She and her husband, Professor K. J. Ratnam, were well-known collectors of Southeast Asian ceramics.
An introduction by Curator Emerita Louise Allison Cort to the Freer|Sackler collection of Southeast Asian ceramics serves as an excellent introduction to the very topic of the region's ceramics as it covers categories, methodologies and other basics to facilitate and appreciate the region's rich and vast ceramics heritage.
Researchers at Adelaide's Flinders University have begun a five-year t [...]
Members of SEACS' Malaysia branch share some of the amazing ceramics recovered from Sumatra's Musi River, presented by Steven Ho Kah Hong to SEACS members and their guests on 23 November 2021.
The 2010 annual William Willetts Lecture was given by Rose Kerr. Her topic was Chinese export ceramics for the Southeast Asian markets.
A talk examining the art and artefacts of the Ming Dynasty with a view to exploring approaches to the study and connoisseurship of Chinese material culture, presented by Dr. Stacey Pierson to SEACS members on 9 December 2020.