Allen’s Authentication of Ancient Chinese Bronzes

Allens-Authentication-of-Ancient-Chinese-Bronzes Allen's Authentication of Ancient Chinese Bronzes
Allens-Authentication-of-Ancient-Chinese-Bronzes Allen's Authentication of Ancient Chinese Bronzes
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An authoritative guide for use in the dating of ancient Chinese bronzes . Begins with an introduction to Chinese bronzes and bronze casting techniques of ancient China. Later chapters discuss authentication techniques in general and include sections dealing with metallurgical analysis, x-ray thermoluminescence, carbon-14 dating, high power microscopy, and digital scanning scientific procedures. There are also chapters that discuss patination and corrosion, positive visual considerations in authentication, inlaid designs and inscriptions. Also included is a catalog of what Allen considers to be affordable bronzes and a chapter on fakes and forgeries and their detection. Includes over 250 illustrations in color including close-ups and x-rays.

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Walter Hirsh and Associates (January 1, 2001)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 171 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0473080451
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0473080457
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1 pounds

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