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Zhejiang Provincial Museum ed: CHANGWU WEI BAN: SONG MING WENREN ZHI FENGYA SHENGHUO. (The Elegant Life of Literati in the Song and Ming Dynasties). Hangzhou, 2018. 219 pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. 29x21 cm. Cloth.
An exploration of the life of the literati in the Song and Ming dynasties, two cultural peaks of Chinese civilization. Conducted through the study and representation of an extensive array of cultural artefacts from these two dynasties - approximately 100 Song items and the same number of Ming examples. Very fine and rare objects in numerous media - ceramics, wood, bronze etc. The items illustrated primarily from the collection of the Zhejiang Provincial Museum in Hangzhou, together with items held in other major museums in China. A fine survey. Illustrated throughout. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Scholar’s Studio
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Was item 115 in printed List 194.
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