Zhejiang Provincial Museum ed: CUO CAI LOU JIN: ZHEJIANG CHUTU JINYINQI. (Complex Colours and Engraved Gold: Gold and Silver Objects Excavated in Zhejiang Province). Hangzhou, 2016. 5, 306 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x22 cm. Cloth.
Excellent and extensive catalogue of an exhibition at the Zhejiang Provincial Museum in Hangzhou, China, showing rare gold and silver objects excavated at sites in the province. Usefully, the place of excavation is given as is the holding institution. Includes a remarkable amount of Song material, specifically Southern Song, when Hangzhou was the capital. Testament to the wealth and sophistication of the area at the time. There is also a good amount of Tang items and extensive amounts of Ming. In three main sections: Jewellery; Utensils; Buddhist Items. Hundreds of exquisite items! Much previously-unpublished material. In Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Subjects: Gold Silver
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 686 in printed List 202.
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