Wang Tao: CHINESE BRONZES FROM THE MEIYINTANG COLLECTION. London, 2009. xix, 324 pp. Colour plates throughout. 36x26 cm. Cloth.
The Meiyintang collection of ancient Chinese bronzes comprises 156 pieces dating from the Erlitou culture through to the Tang dynasty. It is one of the finest collections of such material outside China and provides a fine overview of the remarkable achievements of ancient China's bronze artisans. Interesting introduction and a stylistic analysis of every piece with research information and comparison of similar excavated material. All pieces illustrated in fine colour plates (a good number in multiple views) and exhaustively described. A lengthy introduction accompanies. A very fine work. Limited edition of 500 copies.
Available, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 653 in printed List 189.
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