Yu LIuliang & Zhu Yongshen ed: ZHONGGUO ZHENXI QIANBI TUDIAN: HUAQIAN JUAN. (An Illustrated Compendium of the Precious Coinage of China: Charms). Shanghai, 2014. 8, 443 pp. Colour plates throughout illustrating hundreds of examples. 29x21 cm. Boards.
Very useful and interesting visual reference on these pleasing collectibles. Practically all are the shape of a traditional Chinese coin and of varying sizes. All bear auspicious sayings. It would seem that the large majority date from the late Qing. Hundreds and hundreds of examples illustrated from various collections. In Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Subjects: Collectables Silver
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 85 in printed List 187.
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