National Palace Museum: WEN YI SHAOXING: NANSONG YISHU YU WENHUA: QIWU JUAN. Dynastic Renaissance: Art and Culture of the Southern Song: Antiquities. Taibei, 2010. 275 pp. Numerous full page colour plates. Colour and b/w text illustrations. 29x21 cm. Cloth.
Catalogue of a major exhibition at the National Palace Museum in Taibei focussing on the art and culture of the Southern Song dynasty - a peak of sophistication in Chinese culture. In addition to drawing on the superb collection of the National Palace Museum itself, the exhibition also incorporated major loans from major and minor provincial museums in mainland China. Shows over 180 wonderful and rare objects in many media, from ceramics and glass to lacquer, bronze, gold, jade and stone carving. An excellent survey. Introductions, list of plates and brief captions in English. Main text in Chinese.
Available, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 562 in printed List 199.
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