In Colours and Contrast Clarence Eng covers the social history of architectural ceramics in China, their development both aesthetically (as ornament) and technically (as durable, protective components) in ancient Chinese architecture from palaces and temples to pagodas and screen walls.
About the Author
Clarence Eng, Ph.D. (2008) is a research associate at SOAS, University of London. After graduating at Cambridge his career in Shell International included senior posts in China. He is now an architectural historian specialising in Chinese history and cultural transmission.
- Publisher : Brill (November 14, 2014)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 374 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9004279814
- ISBN-13 : 978-9004279810
- Item Weight : 2.95 pounds
- Dimensions : 8.6 x 0.9 x 10.9 inches