Chinese Jade of Five Centuries

Product Number: EB00644052
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462909629
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

Chinese Jade of Five Centuries was originally published in print form by Tuttle Publishing in 1969. In Chinese Jade of Five Centuries, Mrs Hartman provides an encompassing look at one of the minor arts which must be considered vital to a judgement of artistic achievements of any civilization. Magnificently illustrated with 45 black and white photographs and 10 color plates, the book displays many museum examples which have not been previously published for general readership. Written for the layman, the text should satisfy the more discerning and knowledgeable reader as well, particularly for it's information on the quality and location of jade rough, on dating, and techniques of carving.

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Author(s): Joan M. Hartman
Original Publish Date: Oct 09, 2012

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