Gems of Beijing Cultural Relics Series: Jades


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Gems of Beijing Cultural Relics Series: Jades

北京文物精粹大系: 玉器卷

Author: Bianweihui

Order No. 3155

ISBN-13: 9787200046069

ISBN-10: 720004606X

Binding: Hardcover in Slipcase

Publisher: Beijing Publishing House

Pub Year: 2004

Pages: 285

Language: Chinese-English

Size: 8.5 x 11.5

Price: $79.95

This volume is a richly illustrated survey of over 270 Chinese carved jades drawn from collections in Beijing. The selections, all nephrite, range in date from the Neolithic to the Qing dynasty, with very fine examples of pendants, boulders, animal carvings, plaques, vases, seals, and thumb rings, among others.

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Series Introduction:

The abundant and valuable cultural relics of Beijing are an important component of China’s cultural heritage, but for many years, these treasures can be seen only in museums or at some exhibitions. The publication of “Gems of Beijing Cultural Relics Series” makes it possible for the general readership to have a glimpse of these valuable treasures.

The series includes thousands of masterpieces selected from the collections of Beijing antiquarian units and museums and shows them in 16 volumes: Stone Carvings, Stone Inscriptions, Pottery and Porcelain (2 volumes), Jades, Bronzes, Ancient Bells, Buddhist Images, Gold and Silver Wares, Calligraphy, Paintings, Rare Ancient Books, Textiles and Embroidery, Furniture, and Works of Decorative Arts (2 volumes).

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Weight 1 lbs