Herridge, Elizabeth: BRINGING HEAVEN TO EARTH. Jewellery and Ornament in the Late Qing Dynasty. London, 2016. 200 pp. 150 colour illustrations. 28x24 cm. Paper.
A good and detailed contribution on a little-known area of Chinese decorative arts from 1850 to 1930. A work well-illustrated with many fine examples from a private north American collection. The jewellery made from many types of semiprecious stones and the significance of their designs and motifs explained.
Subjects: Jewelry and Silver
Can be ordered in, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 29 in printed List 187.
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