ZHONGGUO ZHU MU YA JIAOQI QUANJI DI SAN JUAN: MU DIAOQI XIA. (Complete Collection of Chinese Bamboo, Wood, Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Carvings: Volume 3: Wood Carvings: Part Two). Beijing, 2009. 7, 260, 76 pp. 260 pp. colour plates, many full page. B/w text illustrations. 29x22 cm. Cloth.
Volume 3 in a good series exploring Chinese carving in various media throughout the ages. This volume is Part Two of two on wood carvings and shows 210 superb and rare wooden carvings dating from the Ming and, predominantly, the Qing dynasty. All the objects, it seems, come from the Gugong Museum in Beijing, and thus the former Chinese imperial collection. A large selection of mainly brush pots, boxes and containers. Illustrated throughout. Text in Chinese. Out-of-print.
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 711 in printed List 194.
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