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Li Wenjun: ZIJINCHENG BABAI YINGLIAN BIAN'E TONGJIE. (A Study of the 800 Inscribed Boards and Couplets in the Forbidden City). Beijing, 2017. 446 pp. B/w text illustrations. 26x17 cm. Wrappers.
Throughout the Forbidden City, above thrones and doors, besides windows and entrances and on the walls of palaces and halls, hang calligraphy-inscribed boards, either singly or in pairs, stating worthy and auspicious phrases from throughout Chinese history. An important part of the culture of the Forbidden City. This work explores this tradition. A subject on which little is written. In Chinese.
Subjects: Calligraphy Forbidden City
Available, as of: 12/02/2018
Was item 25 in printed List 191.
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