Chinese Jade: The Spiritual And Cultural Significance Of Jade In China


by Gu Fang & Li Hongjuan

Chinese Jade: The Spiritual And Cultural Significance Of Jade In China

Price:  US$25.20   (SGD35.00*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 160 pages
Published:  2013, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9781602201293
SB#:  053881 (704)

About This Book

2013 English edition of the 2009 Chinese comprehensive and extensively illustrated overview of jade and its history in China since Neolithic times to the 1911 overthrow of the Qing Dynasty. The focus is on jade artefacts in collections throughout China, including jades disclosed by recent archaeological work. Chapters explore: the four types of jade; the processes, art and techniques of carving jade; an outline of jades in six historical periods; the principal forms, uses, and subjects of jade. Provenance details are given for each jade illustrated. With appended chronology, location details of relevant museum collections in China and overseas, and index.


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