National Palace Museum: HEHE ZONG ZHOU: XIZHOU WENHUA TE ZHAN. The Cultural Grandeur of the Western Zhou Dynasty. Taibei, 2012. 381 pp. Colour plates throughout. B/w rubbings of inscriptions on bronzes. 30x23 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an excellent exhibition at the National Palace Museum looking at the culture of China's Western Zhou dynasty. The exhibition comprised major loans from nine museums in China's Shaanxi province where the Western Zhou flourished. A total of 176 artefacts were shown including marvellous bronzes, gold ornaments, jade, jewellery, pottery and carved bone and shell. Illustrated throughout with colour plates. Prefaces, brief introduction to each section, list of contents and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Item 515 in List 204.
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