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Ancient Chinese bronzes

ChК»eng-yuМ€an Ma

Ancient Chinese bronzes

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Published by Oxford University Press in Hong Kong, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bronzes, Chinese -- To 221 B.C

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMa Chengyuan ; editor, Hsio-Yen Shih.
    ContributionsShih, Hsio-yen, 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK7983.22 .M313 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2312344M
    ISBN 100195837959
    LC Control Number86191655


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This book describes the artistic bronzes of ancient China from the beginning of bronze-founding in the middle of the second millennium B.C. to the end of the second century A.D. This period includes the Shang, Chou and Han dynasties, and constitutes the first great cycle of Chinese art.

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Series Title. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Watson, William, Ancient Chinese bronzes. Rutland, Vt.: C.E. Tuttle, © (OCoLC) The surface layers of other bronze wares Some other ancient bronzes (of lower tin content than the mirrors) u n e a r t h e d in China have shiny black surfaces, just like the Hei-Qi Gu mirrors.

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Bronzes have been cast in China for about 3, years. Most bronzes of about – bce, roughly the Bronze Age in China, may be described as ritual vessels intended for the worship of ancestors. Catalogue Of Archaic Bronzes And Works Of Art. Early Chinese Pottery. Later Chinese Porcelain. Japanese Porcelain.

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The mystery and beauty of these bronzes, which date back to BCE, is captured in dramatic large-format illustrations both in color and in black and white. The awesome bronzes from the People's Republic of China represent the most brilliant discoveries made in recent Chinese Bronze Age archaeology.

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The Aims of This Book vii Introduction: Essays and Materials xiii Bronzes and Sacrifice xv Ceremony and the Creation of the Text xiii The Legacy of Bronzes and Bronze Inscriptions in Early Chinese Literature xliv Tables Chronology liv The Sexagenary Cycle lvi Conventions and Abbreviations lvii Inscriptions: Numbers 1 1.

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The mystery and beauty of these bronzes, which date back to BCE, is captured in dramatic large-format illustrations both in color and in black and : Crammed with over color illustrations, including many close-ups and x-rays, Allen shows not only numerous ancient Chinese bronzes, but also the bane of every collector and dealer's life; the fake made intentionally to deceive.

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History of bronze mirror in China: possibly tracing to 4, years ago in northwest China, and their role in reflecting light or sunlight, suggesting a reason for the shape paralleling the ancient sun symbol.

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This book covers the period from BC to the 10th century AD, presenting more than masterpieces in jade, stone, ivory, bone, pottery, bronze, lacquer, bamboo, gold, and silver.

the bronzes are amazingly corrosion resistant, and knowing how to reproduce them would be very useful. The quality of some of the castings and their finishing is very high; casting and finishing methods used by the ancient Chinese can be adapted for modern use. The study of corroded ancient Chinese bronzes is also of great interest to the study.

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