ZPM153 - NEW BOOK
Zhejiang Provincial Museum ed: XIANG YUAN YIQING: TANG SONG XIANGJU LANCUI. (Tang and Song Incense Burners and Accessories). Hangzhou, 2015. 207 pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. Colour text plates. 29x22 cm. Boards.
Catalogue of an extraordinary exhibition held at the Zhejiang Provincial Museum in Hangzhou in 2015. Showed 66 superb and extremely rare incense burners and related objects dating from the Tang and Song dynasties. Included major loans from the Famen Temple Museum, Ningbo Museum, Dingzhou Museum and other Chinese institutions in addition to items from the Zhejiang collection. The majority of the exhibits were gilt-bronze, silver or metal but also some ceramic items - Longquan wares and Ding wares. Also two extremely rare glass exhibits - a northern Song glass vase and and a pair of blue stoppered vases with incised flower designs. An amazing assemblage of rare and rarely-seen objects. Illustrated throughout. Text in Chinese. Out-of-print and hard to find.
Subjects: Bronzes Gold
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 117 in printed List 194.
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