Henan Museum ed: DING SHENG ZHONGHUA: ZHONGGUO DING WENHUA. Chinese Ding Culture. Zhengzhou, 2013. 313 pp. Colour plates throughout. B/w plates showing rubbings of inscriptions. 29x21 cm. Boards.
A fine survey of the ancient Chinese bronze form, the ding. Starts by showing very early Neolithic pottery prototype forms and then moves on to illustrating an impressive selection of bronze ding dating from the Shang dynasty through to the Han dynasty plus a few later pieces (Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing) in bronze, ceramic and jade. The ding are held in major museums in China. An excellent visual reference. Text in Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Available, as of: 09/09/2018
Was item 434 in printed List 193.
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