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Chinese Jade From the Neolithic to the Qing, 1995, rééd. 2002, 464 p., nbr. ill., br. -

The Chinese have revered Jade since ancient times. This authoritative book provides a comprehensive survey of six thousand years of development, including recent discoveries from Neolithic cultures of around 3000 BC, which highlight the extraordinary skills of early craftsmen. Other remarkable finds include jade plaques, shrouds, superb pendants and sword fittings. The catalogue describes over 300 pieces from Sir Joseph Hotung's collection, comparing them with examples from the rich collections of The British Museum. Divided chronologically and by shape or function, the catalogue is followed by a full bibliography of sources, both English & Chinese.
Référence : 30112. Anglais
108,00 €