Wang Wanghuai: RIBEN PENGLAI WEN TONGJING YANJIU. (Research into Japanese Mirrors Bearing Designs of Penglai). Shanghai, 2008. 11, 4, 163 pp. Numerous colour plates. 29x21 cm. Boards.
A detailed study of Japanese mirrors bearing designs associated with the Chinese mythical island of Penglai, where the immortals live. The mirror designs mostly bear symbols of pines and cranes, symbols of longevity. Illustrated with numerous examples. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Mirrors Bronzes
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 644 in printed List 195.
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