Cammann, Schuyler: SUBSTANCE AND SYMBOL IN CHINESE TOGGLES. Chinese Belt Toggles from the C. F. Bieber Collection. Philadelphia, 1962. 256 pp. 188 b/w illustrations, 3 colour plates. Glossary. 26x18 cm. Cloth, dustjacket.
A fascinating account of the toggles used for securing various objects to belts. Cammann investigates the materials selected, the symbols of the toggles & contrasts the Chinese & Manchu examples with Mongolian & Tibetan. Much sought-after.
Available, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 286 in printed List 190.
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