Shi Wanyi: HAIWAI GUICANG ZHONGGUO QINGTONGQI JINYINQI TONGJING JINGPIN JI. Overseas Collections: Selected Bronze Ware, Gold and Silver Ware and Bronze Mirrors of China. Beijing, 2010. 322 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 37x27 cm. Cloth, dustjacket.
Large format work with high quality colour plates throughout showing Chinese bronze, silver and gold objects dating from the Shang dynasty onwards and purportedly held in collections outside China. Whilst many of the objects appear genuine (particularly the numerous archaic bronzes), some look suspicious and there is no information given on the collections where the objects are held. Nearly 300 artefacts illustrated. Twelve page introductory essay, list of plates and captions in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Ceramics Metalwork
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 160 in printed List 195.
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