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Qinghua University Art Museum: YU TIAN JIU CHANG: ZHOU QIN HAN TANG WENHUA YU YISHU. Everlasting Like the Heavens: The Cultures and Arts of the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang. Beijing, 2019. 1, iii, 6, 632 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. Colour text plates. 29x25 cm. Cloth.
Catalogue of an exceptional and truly memorable exhibition held at Qinghua University Art Museum in Beijing showing the highest quality and rarest artefacts of Chinese material culture dating from the 7th century BC through to the 9th century AD. Regarded as the best exhibition of archaeological material in a generation. The majority of the exhibits from the four dynasties mentioned in the title. Important loans from museums across northern China, particularly from institutions in Shaanxi province where these dynasties were centred. Includes breathtaking bronzes, fine ceramics, Buddhist sculpture, gold and silver, tomb figurines, murals and more. The large majority of material from documented archaeological sites. All illustrated in colour and described. Essays accompany.
Foreword, list of contents and plates and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Immediately went out-of-print. We have but a couple of copies.
Available, as of: 10/08/2020
Was item 18 in printed List 199.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books, www.hanshan.com.