Photo: Temple of Heaven. Beijing, China

You have reached the web site of author, art dealer and retired lecturer Gerald Davison. Here you will find detailed information about his unique books on the marks that appear on antique Chinese pottery and porcelain, Also his original Asian art history lectures and a detailed biography are included elsewhere on these pages.

The previous edition of my 'Handbook of Marks on Chinese Ceramics' is now out of print.

New and much expanded 2020 edition is coming

This new edition will include more information on the Republic period and will feature a total of over 4000 marks. It should be published towards the end of 2020. If you would like to be advised of its availability please register your interest using the e-mail address below.

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