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Lacquer Wares of the Chu Kingdom by Teng Rensheng ISBN 13: 9789623210225

ISBN 10: 9623210221

Hardcover; Hong Kong: The Woods Publishing Company, 1992; ISBN-13: 978-9623210225

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The Woods Publishing Company, 1992. 184 pages, 4to. Out of Print. Scarce. Minor shelfwear to DJ: light rubbing along edges, light spine fade. DJ in mylar. Previous owner's bookstamp on inside front cover and front endpaper, light tanning along page edges. Tightly bound. Volume is in Very Good condition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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1992-01-01. Hardcover. New. Brand new large format hardcover in jacket, illustrated throughout. oversized and overweight. Please email for photos.

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Hong Kong: Woods Publishing, 1992. First Edition. Hard bound. As New/As New. The kingdom of Chu, one of the component polities of Eastern Zhou China, developed a particularly complex and vibrant lacquer art. In recent years many fine examples of this delicate material have been recovered by Chinese archaeologists, miraculously intact following over 2000 years of burial. Not only have the structures of the furnishings, sculptures, vessels, musical instruments and ornaments been preserved, but in many cases the brilliant red-, yellow-, green- and black-coloured surface patterns emerge almost as fresh as when originally made. The present monograph illustrates and describes the finest of these artefacts, thus providing a unique insight into the iconography and style favoured by these ancient artisans. Scholarly essays complementing these illustrations record the archaeological discovery of Chu lacquer, the chronology, classification, production, aesthetics and social implications of the wares and and provide de ... Read more

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