Gugong Museum: XIYIN. Ancient Seals. Complete Collection of Treasures Gugong, 29. Shanghai, 2008. 34, 254 pp. 254 pp. colour plates. 29x22 cm. Boards.
Volume 29 in this excellent series shows 458 superb examples of Chinese seals held in the collection of the Gugong in Beijing, a good number from the former imperial collection. The seals are illustrated chronologically from the Warring States period through to the Qing dynasty and range from small metal seals through to superb Qing dynasty imperial seals in jade, shoushan stone and other materials. The bodies of all seals are illustrated, together with (in most cases) the carved base and an impression of each seal is also provided. A fine visual reference. English plate captions, otherwise Chinese text only.
Subjects: Scholar’s Studio
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 345 in printed List 195.
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