Baoji Bronze Ware Museum ed: DUI JING TIE HUA HUANG: BAOJI QINGTONGQI BOWUYUAN DIANCANG TONGJING JINGCUI. Baoji Bronze Ware Museum Collection of Bronze Mirror. Xi'an, 2014. 211 pp. Colour plates throughout. 28x21 cm. Wrappers.
The area around the city of Baoji in the north-west of China in Shaanxi province has long been famous as an ancient area of Chinese civilization and one which has yielded very rich and important finds of ancient Chinese bronzes. Such has been the scope of these finds that the city of Baoji has a museum dedicated to bronzes and this work focusses on the museum's fine collection of Chinese bronze mirrors. Some two hundred mirrors are shown, the vast majority early - Song and before. Illustrated throughout in colour. Extensive 14 page foreword, introductions to each section and captions to plates in English. More extensive text and descriptions in Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Subjects: Bronzes Mirrors
Item 276 in List 204.
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