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.
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.
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.
Tang or a 19th or 20th-century reproduction? Follow a collector's story of her search for the answer of this Tang burial figurine purchased in Hong Kong in 2007.
Real or a reproduction? A savvy collector collects the evidence behind a plate sold as a valuable 16th-century Annamese 'fish' dish.
A collection amassed while living in Southeast Asia, primarily in Indonesia, is carefully studied and catalogued years later using a wide variety of resources. Read more here....