中国玉器发展史
Zhongguo yuqi fazhan shi

[The Developmental History of Chinese Jade]

常素霞

6.5 x 9", 379 pp., illustrated in color, some line drawings, text in Chinese, paper, Beijing, 2009. Item #36545
ISBN: 9787030250704


Jade is an important part of Chinese history and culture, even connecting with what many Chinese see as the spiritual side of life. It not only embodies the development of ideas, lifestyles and aesthetics of the ancients, but also reflects the unique characteristics of each different historical period and artistic style prominent at any one time.

This volume follows that historic ebb and flow of events and documents the evolving history of Chinese jade carving over thousands of years.

Price: $24.95

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