Hu Desheng et al: SHENGSHI HUA CAI: CHUNSHOU TANG CANG QINGDAI ZITAN JIAJU ZHENPIN. Splendors from a Flourishing Age: Qing Dynasty Zitan Furniture in the Collection of Spring Longevity Hall. Beijing, 2012. 351 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 5 foldouts. 40x29 cm. Cloth.
Large format catalogue of a superb collection of Chinese Qing dynasty zitan furniture held in a private collection in China - Chunshou Tang. Many of the pieces are undoubtedly imperial. Includes tables, table screens, standing screens, boxes and more. The pieces all have carving of exquisite quality and the screens are inlaid with panels showing landscapes and auspicious symbols, many with semiprecious stones. Illustrated throughout with fine colour plates. Text in Chinese. A fine addition to the limited literature on zitan furniture.
Can be ordered in, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 67 in printed List 198.
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