The Oriental Ceramic Society Library comprises over 800 books, catalogues, journals and papers on Asian art and culture. It is housed in the Arts Resource Centre on the tenth floor of the Hong Kong Central Library in Causeway Bay.

Materials in the Oriental Ceramic Society Library are available for lending to current OCS Members on presentation of their membership card and library card, and to other Central Library members for viewing on site only.

The Oriental Ceramic Society Library is a growing collection and we are happy to accept relevant donations to the collection. If you have any books on Asian art and culture that you would like to donate, please send us the titles by email to for our consideration.


Arts Resource Centre
10th Floor
Hong Kong Central Library
66 Causeway Road
Causeway Bay, HK

General enquiries:

Telephone: 3150 1234. Email:

10/F., Arts Resource Centre. Telephone: 2921 0259

Thank you to the following individuals and institutions for their donations to the Society’s library:

Anthony J. Allen, Allen’s Authentication of Ancient Chinese Ceramics, 2005.
Malcolm Barnett, Robert D. Jacobsen: Imperial Silks – Ch’ing Dynasty Textiles in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2000.
Nicol Guerin & Dick van Oenen, Thai Ceramic Art, The Three Religions, 2005.
Chris Hall, Power Dressing, Textiles for Rulers and Priests, Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 2006.
Idemitsu Musem of Arts, Bulletin #133.
Kai-Yin Lo, Bright as Silver, White as Snow: Chinese White Ceramics from Late Tang to Yuan Dynasty/Examples from the Kai-yin Lo Collection, 1998.
Julia M. White, Masterpieces of Chinese Lacquer from the Mike Healy Collection, Honolulu Academy of Art, 2005.