HUANGJIA SHANG MUDAN. (The Imperial Appreciation of the Peony). Beijing, 2019. 207 pp. Colour illustrations, (many full page) throughout. 28x16 cm. Wrappers.
A visual survey examining the manifestation in art of the appreciation by the Qing dynasty Chinese Emperors and court of the peony - an auspicious flower in Chinese symbolism representing feminine beauty and especially auspicious in connection with the Chinese New Year. Includes paintings, ceramics, textiles and carvings. Illustrated throughout. In Chinese.
Subjects: Art Court Life
Available, as of: 20/09/2021
Was item 406 in printed List 201.
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