Qinshi Huangdi Ling Bowuguan ed: YOUYAN CHANG GE: YANGUO LISHI WENHUA ZHAN. The Long Song of Youyan: An Exhibition of the History and Culture of the Yan State. Xi'an, 2019. 207 pp. Colour plates throughout. 30x23 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of a loan exhibition at the Qinshi Huangdi Museum located at the site of the Terracotta Warriors outside Xi'an in China. The exhibition examined the rise and rule of the Yan state in northern China from the the Western Zhou through to the Warring States, a period of some 800 years. The state covered the area around present-day Beijing extending north into Inner Mongolia and east to the Liaoning peninsula. Numerous fine loans from museums in Beijing and lesser-known institutions in north China. Includes pottery, interesting and fine bronzes, metal horse decorations and fittings and other small metal objects, coins, small jades and a few fine and small gold plaques and crystal beads. List of contents, introductions to each section and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese. Difficult to obtain.
Subjects: Bronzes Archaeology
Item 517 in List 203.
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