Lion-Dogs Hundred Antiques: Classical Chinese Carpets I.

Lion-Dogs-Hundred-Antiques-Classical-Chinese-Carpets-I Lion-Dogs Hundred Antiques: Classical Chinese Carpets I.
Lion-Dogs-Hundred-Antiques-Classical-Chinese-Carpets-I Lion-Dogs Hundred Antiques: Classical Chinese Carpets I.
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Major contribution to study of two early designs in Chinese rugs. The volume opens with a preface by Hans König, a leading authority on Chinese carpets. Two essays by prominent scholars provide the historical background for the symbols: Hwee Lie Thè traces the lion-dog throughout the ages; Gary Dickinson investigates the use of the 'hundred antiques' design. Three further essays have been written by Michael Franses: A brief introduction to classical Chinese carpets; The lion-dog carpets; and The 'hundred antiques' carpets. Large format, high-quality colour reproductions illustrate twenty-five of the finest and most beautiful Chinese carpets with lion-dog and 'hundred antiques' designs from both museum and private collections.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ TEXTILE & ART Publications (January 1, 2000)
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 94 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1898406308
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1898406303

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