GUGONG JINGDIAN: QING GONG BAOZHUANG TUDIAN. Classics of Forbidden City: The Imperial Packing Art of Qing Dynasty. Beijing, 2007. 191 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x29 cm. Boards.
A finely-produced work showing numerous superb examples of packaging, boxes and containers used in the imperial court during the Qing dynasty. Includes objects in many media from cloisonne and sandalwood to lacquer and ceramic. This work was produced following an excellent exhibition featuring many of the objects illustrated. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Art Forbidden City
Available, as of: 10/08/2020
Was item 454 in printed List 199.
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