YIHEYUAN CANG WENWU DAXI: YUQI JUAN II. (Compendium of Cultural Relics in the Summer Palace: Jades: Part 2). Beijing, 2018. 172 pp. Colour plates throughout, a number full page. 2 foldouts. Colour and b/w text illustrations. 29x21 cm. Cloth.
GBP 120.00
One in a series of volumes on the collections held in the Yiheyuan Summer Palace in Beijing. The collections are still relatively little-published. This volume is Part 2 of an unspecified number covering jade in the Summer Palace collection. Shows a further 79 extremely fine (imperial) jades, practically all Qing and dating from the mid-18th century Qianlong reign through to the Guangxu reign of the late 19th /early 20th century. Includes numerous small jade figurines and 'scholar's jades'. All Illustrated in colour, many in multiple views and with descriptions. It seems that all the objects are previously unpublished. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Jade Carvings
Can be ordered in, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 42 in printed List 195.
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