Gugong Museum: GUGONG JINGDIAN: QING GONG CHENGSHAN TUDIAN. Qing Court Fans in the Palace Museum Collection. Beijing, 2018. 277 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 29x29 cm. Boards.
An excellent work on fans used by the Qing imperial court in the Forbidden City and now in the Museum's collection. 123 fans of the highest quality are shown, a number in multiple views. The fans bear original paintings and calligraphy, many have delicate embroidery or are woven or carved using fine and rare materials. In addition, there are 40 fan-related objects - carved fan sticks, fan pendants and fan boxes. Again, all to a very high quality. List of contents, introduction and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Fans Forbidden City
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 9 in printed List 196.
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