BYB161 - NEW BOOK
Beijing Yishu Bowuguan ed: LONG FEI FENG WU: XUZHOU HANDAI CHU WANGMU CHUTU YUQI. (The Dragon Flies and the Phoenix Dances): Jade Articles from Tombs of Seigniors of Han Dynasty in Xuzhou City. Beijing, 2016. 219 pp. Numerous colour plates and colour text plates throughout. 29x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an exhibition at the Beijing Art Museum showing exceptional Han dynasty jades from royal tombs in the Xuzhou area in northern Jiangsu province in China. The jades excavated mostly between 1995 and 2010 and from tombs belonging to the nobility and royalty of the Chu Kingdom, a fiefdom centred on Xuzhou during the Western Han dynasty. Well-illustrated and with an extensive text in Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 6 in printed List 189.
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