Liu, Michael: IN PURSUIT OF FINE JADES. Ming Court Belt Plaques. Hong Kong, 2018. 247 pp. Colour plates ( a number full page) and colour text plates throughout. 31x24 cm. Cloth.
A detailed and well-illustrated study of 32 very fine Ming dynasty jade belt plaques, 31 of white jade and one spinach-green example. The focus is on rectangular plaques with openwork carving. Dual texts in Chinese and English. Hard to obtain.
Available, as of: 20/09/2021
Was item 473 in printed List 201.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books, www.hanshan.com.