金翠流芳 - 梦蝶轩藏中国古代饰物Jincui Liufang - Mengdiexuancang Zhongguo Gudai Shiwu. Emma C. Bunker, Julia M. White, Jenny F. So.

金翠流芳 - 梦蝶轩藏中国古代饰物
Jincui Liufang - Mengdiexuancang Zhongguo Gudai Shiwu

Adornment for the Body and Soul : Ancient Chinese Ornaments from the Mengdiexuan Collection

University of HK Art Museum 香港大学美术博物馆. 9 x 12", 327 pp., 150 items illustrated in color, text in Chinese and English, paper, Hong Kong, 1999. Item #9566
ISBN: 962803815X

This exhibition aims to highlight a particular aspect of Chinese culture: the art with which the Chinese beautified themselves. Presenting various gold, silver, and amber ornaments, the catalogue presents updated research on the topic, especially on Liao dynasty ornaments. The Mengdiexuan collection includes many extraordinary examples of Liao pieces, including headdresses, belts and other personal ornaments as well as horse harness and saddle fittings.

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