National Palace Museum ed: GUGONG SHANGDAI QINGTONG LIQI TULU. Shang Ritual Bronzes in the National Palace Museum Collection. Taibei, 1998. 606 pp. Colour and b/w plates throughout. 100 items illustrated in remarkable detail with large colour plates, numerous reproductions of rubbings showing inscriptions and decorative patterns, and including x-rays of casting. Numerous smaller text illustrations in colour and b/w. Map. Extensive bibliography. 31x22 cm. Cloth.
A vital publication exhibiting and documenting the finest pieces in this central collection - and in illuminating detail. 30-page English 'abstract' (translated from Chen Fang-mei), list of plates and captions in English; otherwise Chinese. Highly recommended.
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 492 in printed List 195.
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