Gugong Museum: GUGONG BOWUYUAN CANGPIN DAXI: DIAOSU BIAN 7: HEBEI QUYANG XIUDESI YIZHI CHUTU FOJIAO ZAOXIANG. Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum: Sculpture 7: Buddhist Figures Unearthed at the Site of Xiude Temple in Quyang, Hebei Province. Gugong Bowuyuan Cangpin Daxi. Beijing, 2009. 292 pp. c.240 full page colour plates. Numerous b/w text plates. 38x27 cm. Cloth.
Volume Seven in a beautifully-produced large format and focussed series on the Chinese sculpture collection of the Gugong Museum in Beijing. This volume covers the find of white marble Buddhist statuary dating from the Eastern Wei through to the Tang dynasty which was excavated at the Xiude Temple at Quyang in Hebei province. 200 pieces are illustrated. Illustrated throughout in high quality colour plates. Dual texts in Chinese and English. This is the best work published on this important find. Recommended.
Subjects: Sculpture Archaeology
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 486 in printed List 192.
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