Zhejiang Provincial Museum ed: JIN YU MO SHOU: HUBEI QICHUN MING JING FANWANG MU ZHENBAO. (Gold and Jade Guarded in Silence: Golden Treasures from the Royal Tombs of the Ming Dynasty Jing Fiefdom at Qichun In Hubei Province). Beijing, 2016. 137; 197 pp. Numerous colour plates and colour text illustrations. 2 vols. 29x22 cm. Cloth.
GBP 160.00
Two-volume catalogue produced to accompany a loan exhibition at the Zhejiang Provincial Museum in Hangzhou, China, predominantly showing extremely fine and rare gold jewellery, together with silver bowls, utensils and some ceramics and jade. All the items excavated from a number of royal tombs of the Ming dynasty Jing Fiefdom located at Qichun in Hubei province. The fiefdom was established in the Yongle reign and endured throughout the dynasty. A volume of text with highly-detailed essays and studies is accompanied by a second volume of colour plates. The first extensive publication on these finds. In Chinese.
Subjects: Gold Archaeology
Available, as of: 20/09/2021
Was item 692 in printed List 201.
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