MWH171 - NEW BOOK
Museum of the Western Han Tomb of the King of Nanyue ed: NANYUE WANG YU ZHONGSHAN WANG. The Kings of Nanyue and Zhongshan. Guangzhou, 2017. 269 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of a very interesting exhibition held at the Museum of the Western Han Tomb of the King of Nanyue in Guangzhou, China. Compares and contrasts the wealth and cultures of two far-flung kingdoms founded by princes of the Han dynasty, Nanyue in southern China and Zhongshan in northern China centred on Hebei province. Hundreds of extremely fine, indeed, extraordinary, artefacts are shown from the tombs of the Nanyue Kings and the Zhongshan rulers. In sections: Seals, Jade Wares, Bronze and Gold Wares, Pottery, Other Treasures. Prologue and introduction to each section in English. Main text in Chinese and including numerous essays. Hard to obtain.
Available, as of: 09/09/2018
Was item 37 in printed List 193.
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