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To Kotei Kara No Okurimono. Gifts of the Tang Emperors: Hidden Treasures From the Famen Temple

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Condition: Very Good


Jan 01, 1999. Paperback. Very Good. Tokyo: Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, 1999. Tall softcover in stiff, illustrated wraps. 12x9 in., 209 pages with 120 objects illustrated in color; text in Japanese with English summaries and list of plates, etc. An exhibition catalogue covering nearly 70 objects excavated from the underground chamber of the Famen Temple, and about 50 items discovered at other locations around Xi'an city. They include sarira relics made of gold, silver and precious jewels, glassware and gold and silver tea wares, "secret color" or miseci celadon and other consecrated objects. The catalogue includes details of the excavation and provides maps of the site, and an essay on Tang Dynasty tea culture with diagrams illustrating tea-making method in the Tang period. Very good condition, no owner marks, NOT EX-LIBRARY (lr)
  • Bookseller: gStrum US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 96-7V6F-4MIG
  • Title: To Kotei Kara No Okurimono. Gifts of the Tang Emperors: Hidden Treasures From the Famen Temple
  • Author: (n/a)
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Date published: Jan 01, 1999
  • Product_type: 1

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