GGM197 - NEW BOOK
Gugong Museum: WAN ZI QIAN HONG: ZHONGGUO GUDAI HUA MU TICAI WENWU TEZHAN. (A Myriad Purples and a Thousand Reds: Special Exhibition of Ancient Chinese Artifacts with Flower and Tree Themes). Beijing, 2019. 539 pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. One foldout. 2 vols. 41x30 cm. Boards.
Very large and weighty two-volume catalogue of a beautiful exhibition at the Gugong Palace Museum in Beijing exploring Chinese artefacts with flower and tree designs and paintings of flowers, plants and trees. The exhibits date from the Southern Song and onwards through the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties.
Includes exquisite paintings, handscrolls and albums of paintings of flowers, Ming and Qing ceramics, carved lacquers, jewellery and gowns. The paintings and ceramics of particular note. Many from the former imperial collection and thus an expression of imperial and court taste and aesthetics. Illustrated throughout in colour, many full page colour plates. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Ceramics Painting
Can be ordered in, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 8 in printed List 198.
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