Liaoning Provincial Museum ed: CONG DIZHONGHAI DAO ZHONGGUO: HIRAYAMA IKUO CANG SILU WENWU ZHAN. (From the Mediterranean to China: Treasures along the Silk Road: Silk Road Antiquities from the Ikuo Hirayama Collection). Shenyang, 2019. 319 pp. Colour plates and colour text illustrations throughout. 24x15 cm. Boards.
GBP 115.00
Catalogue of a very fine travelling exhibition held at (amongst other venues) the National Museum of China and the Liaoning Provincial Museum in 2019 and 2020. Includes numerous examples of superb Gandharan art (particularly sculpture) for which the Hirayama collection is renowned. Accompanied by other fine examples of early Asian art from Iran, Afghanistan and elsewhere along the Silk Road. Comprises 200 exhibits from the Hirayama Ikuo Museum in Japan plus 1 from the National Museum of China. All illustrated in colour and described. Text in Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Subjects: Silk Road Gandhara
Item 453 in List 204.
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