Shanghai Museum & Shaanxi Museum ed: ZHOU QIN HAN TANG WENMING. The Civilization of Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang Dynasties. Shanghai, 2004. 15, 305 pp. Colour plates throughout. 31x24 cm. Boards.
Catalogue of an outstanding exhibition at the Shanghai Museum held at the end of 2004. The exhibition showed treasures dating from the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang dynasties from the collection of the Shaanxi Provincial Museum and numerous other museums in Shaanxi province. The exhibition was in three sections: 1. Decorative Arts - including extraordinary Western Zhou bronzes and major new finds from the Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huangdi. Further treasures in this section included objects from the Hejiacun gold hoard and four of the stone-carved steed of the Tang Emperor, Taizong. 2. Frescoes - 83 fine frescoes from tombs dating from the Qin to the Han. 3. Famen Temple - 97 superb relics from the crypt at Famen Temple. List of exhibits, introductions to each major grouping of finds and captions in English. Main text in Chinese. Out-of-print. Some bumps to covers.
Subjects: Archaeology Gold
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 585 in printed List 190.
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