Rawson, Jessica: CHINESE ORNAMENT. The Lotus and the Dragon. London, 1984. 240 pp. 8 colour plates and 198 b/w illustrations, 3 maps, bibliography, glossary. 28x22 cm. Paper.
An interesting theory as to how some Chinese plant and animal decoration came from the Mediterranean area, Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece, and how the flower patterns developed in China returning westwards into Persia and Turkey.
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Was item 579 in printed List 197.
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