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This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 125 outstanding examples of Chinese bronze, jade and pottery objects dating from the 13th century BC to the 3rd century AD. It really is packed with information about the civilizations of this period in the Sichuan basin in the relatively isolated south-west of China...
Book: British Museum - Ancient China
Gilded Dragons (Buried Treasures from China's Golden Ages)
This fine book, Gilded Dragons by Carol Michaelson, is published by the British Museum Press...
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This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 247 outstanding examples of Chinese works of art from the period 200 - 750 AD. The items include ceramics, textiles, stone, jade, bronze, silver, gold, painting, calligraphy, wood as well as items made from other materials, most excavated in recent years and not previously seen outside China...
This fine book covers all anyone needs to know about Chinese Jade, concentrating on the fine collection of Chinese jades in The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Jades from the Neolithic period to the Qing dynasty and 20th century are described, discussed and illustrated. Included are jades from the Qing imperial court. See our images for more information.
Hardback with a paper jacket. Size 22 x 25.5 cm...
Published price £18.99. Our price £10.00.
This book, "Dragon Sea", by Frank Pope is essentially the story of a 15th century shipwreck that came to be known as the "Hoi An Hoard"...
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This books covers the origins and history of Thai art from Neolithic times (c. 2300 BC) up to the 13th century AD. See our images for more information.
Cloth bound hardback with a paper jacket. Size 26 x 23.5 cm. 196 printed pages...
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This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 134 outstanding examples of Chinese antiquities from the time of the Kingdom of Qin and the Qin Dynasty. This books covers so much more than just the well-known Terracotta Army. Excavated jade, bronze and pottery objects, figures and animals are illustrated and described in detail...
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This is a small yet well-produced book, more a picture book than anything, and is a good introduction to the subject of the First Emperor of China and The Terracotta Warriors. There are many fine close-up photos of individual soldiers from the Terracotta Army, as well as some other photos. Basic background information is also given.
Hardback with a paper jacket. Size 16 x 19 cm. 96 printed pages...
The great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung said: "Our nation, celebrated for its long history and brilliant culture, has contributed a great deal of scientific creations and inventions to the treasure house of human culture since the ancient times."
Part of the introduction to this fine book...
The great leader President Kim Il Sung said: "The people of Koryo greatly developed the printing industry by inventing metal type for the first time in the world and manufactured the Koryo ceramics which the world values as treasures because of their distinctive colours, patterns and models...
A Japanese Sumi-e Sketch Book in the Style of Asai Chu & Takehisa Yumeji . Taisho Period
9 1/4 x 6 1/2 ins. (23.5 x 16.5 cms) This remarkable sketch book consists of 55 folded sheets making 110 pages of hundreds of sumi drawings (NOT prints). There is no shading at all, all is in black line and solid black infill. The style is very much that of Asai Chu (1856-1907) and Yumeji (1884-1934). There is no indication as to the artist, the few kanji refer to the subjects of the drawings. The fol...
Rare Japanese Woodblock Printed Illustrated Book. Meika Gafu 1st. Series Pub. 1814
11 x 7 5/8 ins. (27.9 x 19.3 cms) Meika Gafu (A Book of Drawings by Celebrated Artists) was published in a proposed 3 volumes by the publisher Tohekido (Eirakuya Toshiro) in Bunka 11 (1814). In fact the work is only known in two volumes, 1 & 3. No copy of volume 2 has ever been found and it rumoured that the blocks were destroyed in a fire before printing. The present volume is the first and comprises 32 ...