YPM181 - NEW BOOK
Yunnan Provincial Museum ed: MIAO XIANG MI JING: YUNNAN FOJIAO YISHU ZHAN. The Exhibition of Buddhist Art of Yunnan. Kunming, 2018. 222 pp. Colour plates and text illustrations throughout. 29x21 cm. Boards.
Catalogue of an exhibition at the Yunnan Provincial Museum in Kunming, China. Explores the entire historical range of Buddhist art in the province from the Tang dynasty Nanzhao kingdom through the dynasties to the late Qing and 20th century. The majority of the exhibits are hundreds of years old. Most come from the museum's collection augmented by loans from smaller museums in Yunnan. Limited but useful amounts of English text including abstracts of essays and chapters and captions to plates. Main text in Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Subjects: Bronzes Buddhist Art
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 43 in printed List 195.
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