The Immortal Stone Chinese Jades from the Neolithic Period to the Twentieth Century /anglais

The-Immortal-Stone-Chinese-Jades-from-the-Neolithic-Period-to-the-Twentieth-Century-anglais The Immortal Stone Chinese Jades from the Neolithic Period to the Twentieth Century /anglais
The-Immortal-Stone-Chinese-Jades-from-the-Neolithic-Period-to-the-Twentieth-Century-anglais The Immortal Stone Chinese Jades from the Neolithic Period to the Twentieth Century /anglais
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Drawing on the magnificent collection of over 200 Chinese jades and other hardstones in The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, this volume traces the history of jade carving in China and discusses topics such as geological sources and the social significance of jade. Lin provides photographs and detailed commentaries for 105 objects ranging from humanoid figures dated c.3500-2500 BCE to 18th-century carved vessels and sculptures. The remainder of the museums collection is illustrated and briefly described in an appendix.
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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ SCALA GB (February 1, 2009)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 160 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1857595815
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1857595819
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.08 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.35 x 0.75 x 10.08 inches

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