8.5 x 11.75", 251 pp., 221 color plates and 221 b/w illustrations, text in Chinese and English captions, cloth, d.j., slipcase, Beijing, 2000. Item #15834
This volume is a survey of ancient Chinese bronze bells from the Song dynasty to the Qing. These are not bells excavated from tombs, but those found in temples and palaces. They are delicately cast with clouds, animal or Buddhist motifs and most often times with inscriptions.
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