ESK211 - NEW BOOK
Eskenazi: TANG: CERAMICS, METALWORK AND SCULPTURE. London, 2021. 159 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. Colour and b/w text illustrations. 32x24 cm. Cloth.
Catalogue of Eskenazi's Autumn 2021 exhibition showing 38 fine and rare examples of Tang dynasty art - ceramics, gold and silver, sculpture, a couple of textile fragments and a jade. The highlight of the exhibition was a superb and extremely rare dry lacquer head of a Bodhisattva. All described in detail and illustrated, the majority in multiple views. Two essays by Sarah Wong: 'Towards Enlightenment in Lacquer: A Tang Dry Lacquer Bodhisattva Head in Context' and 'Zodiac Animal Figures in China: Form and Function'.
Subjects: Sculpture Ceramics
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 7 in printed List 202.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books, www.hanshan.com.