Pei, Fang Jing: SYMBOLS AND REBUSES IN CHINESE ART. Figures, Bugs, Beasts and Flowers. Berkeley, 2004. x, 214 pp. Numerous colour photographs. 26x26 cm. Paper.
Catalogues hundreds of symbols and visual puns in Chinese art, be it designs on ceramics, paintings, carved figures etc. Describes and deciphers their meaning and significance. Arranged alphabetically from Alarum Staff to Zodiac. A huge help, an essential reference and a fascinating read. Out-of-print and hard to find.
Subjects: Symbolism and Designs
Out of stock, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 526 in printed List 188.
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