Welch, Patricia: CHINESE ART. A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery. North Clarendon, 2012. 288 pp. Colour illustrations throughout. 29x22 cm. Paper.
Examines the meanings behind the hundreds of motifs and symbols found in Chinese art. Divided into sections: Flowers and Plants; Fruit Vegetables, Kernels and Seeds; Minerals; Real and Imaginary Birds; Insects, Reptiles, Fish and Amphibians; Real and Imaginary Animals; Children, Single Male Figures; Groups of Figures; Buddhist Deities and Figures; Female Figures; Borders and Other Repeated Patterns; Chinese Characters; Colours; Numbers; Religious Images and Symbols; Inanimate Objects. Illustrated in colour throughout and described in detail.
Subjects: Symbolism and Designs Art
Can be ordered in, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 668 in printed List 190.
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