Kwok, Patrick ed: DIALOGUE WITH THE ANCIENTS. 100 Bronzes of the Shang, Zhou, and Han Dynasties: The Shen Zhai Collection. Singapore, 2018. 422 pp. Numerous full page colour plates and text colour plates throughout. 34x25 cm. Cloth.
Large and substantial work, very well-produced, showing 100 very fine ancient Chinese bronzes from the Shang, Zhou and Han dynasties treasured in the privately-held Shen Zhai collection. The collection has been assembled over four decades. All the bronzes are illustrated in large full page colour plates and a good number are also shown with close-up detail or multiple views. Descriptions accompany. Lengthy and interesting introduction and six detailed essays. A good addition to the literature on the subject and on connoisseurship.
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 33 in printed List 194.
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