Münsterberg, Hugo: SYMBOLISM IN ANCIENT CHINESE ART. New York, 1986. 263 pp. 91 plates, bibliography, index. 24x16 cm. Cloth.
Drawing on Chinese sources, Munsterberg interprets the principal animal motifs of Shang decoration as elements of a symbolic language. The animals include the dragon, tiger, owl, bull, fish, snake, cicada, Taotie masks etc.
Subjects: Symbolism and Designs
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 519 in printed List 198.
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