Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum; Bai Wenyu ed: SHENYANG GUGONG BOWUYUAN YUANCANG JINGPIN DAXI: FALANG JUAN. (Compendium of Treasures in the Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum: Cloisonne and Enamels). Shenyang, 2016. 4, 8, 9 pp. text and 270 pp. colour plates, many full page. 38x29 cm. Cloth.
Large-format high-quality work comprising one in a series on the little-published Shenyang Forbidden City collection. This volume shows cloisonnes and enamels. In sections: Jewellery Wire Design Enamel; Graceful Painted Enamel; Rare and Gemlike Colour-Filled Enamel and Crystal Enamel; Furnishings of the Imperial Palace and Halls; Majestic and Solemn Appliances of Religious and Sacrificial Function; Antique-Styled Copies of Bronze Vessels; Magnificent and Luxurious Practical Utensils; Elegant and Exquisite Folding Screens and Hanging Screens. Divided into various categories within these sections. A total of 150 beautiful and rare examples, some quite extraordinary, are illustrated in fine colour plates, many full page with many objects shown in multiple views and with close-up detail. Much previously-unpublished imperial material from the Qing dynasty. Detailed list of contents and plates plus captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Cloisonné and Enamels
Item 130 in List 203.
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