Adornment For Eternity-Status & Rank in Chinese Ornament

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J.M. White/E.C. Bunker
ISBN: 978-962-321-038-6
Denver Art Museum
214 pag. paperback 23 x 31 cm

This volume is an definitive catalog of an outstanding exhibition of Chinese metal art from the Mengdiexuan Collection, comprising of 113 objects dating from Shang to Ming; many have never before been published. Lavishly illustrated, the book contains scholarly essays examining the history, imagery, techniques and materials of Chinese personal adornment. Most of the items come from the Mengdiexuan Collection owned by Betty Lo and Kenneth Chu. Mengdiexuan Collection Adornment for Eternity Status & Rank in Chinese Ornament. Adornment for Eternity Status and Rank in Chinese Ornament by Julia M. White Emma C. Bunker with contributions by Chen Peifen Trade PB. 4to. Denver Art Museum with The Woods Publishing Company. 1984. 214 pgs. Illustrated with Color / Black and White Plates. First Edition/First Printing.