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Jewelry of Southeast Asia

by Richter, Anne

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NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2000 Hardcover, dust jacket, 8 1/2 x 11, 304pages, 482 illustrations including 353 plates in full color, map, notes, bibliography, materials and techniques, index. The first comprehensive account of a jewelry tradition that stretches across the millennia to the present day. After the first chapter on early jewelry and its continuing influence, it covers Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia and Champa, Thailand and Laos, Vietnam, the minorities of the above, Indonesia, Malaysia, Chinese communities of Southeast Asia (includes the Malay Peninsula, Singapore, Indonesia) and the Philippines.The author examines the way jewelry forms, motifs and techniques are related to belief systems, social organizations, political structures and trading, contacts. Among the more than 300 pieces of jewelry illustrated are many previously unpublished. A gorgeous book with extensive 5 page bibliography. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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Twelfth Street Booksellers US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
130
Title
Jewelry of Southeast Asia
Author
Richter, Anne
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
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Fine
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
NY: Harry N. Abrams
Date published
2000
Keywords
JEWELRY, SOUTHEAST ASIA

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