Chinese Carved Jades

By: Howard Hansford, S.

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Book Condition: Good


Green cloth with title in gilt within red label on spine. Condition; Good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Light crease to lower right corner of front endpaper. Hint of sunning to very edges of b/w plates. No inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 131pp. 8 colour and 96 b/w plates. This study of the work of the Chinese jade carver in all ages, and of the designs, purposes and usages of ancient jades, is based on personal observation, on earlier writings of Chinese and Western scholars, on references to jades in the Chinese Classics, and on the evidence of archaeological excavation in China. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: Chinese Carved Jades

Author Name: Howard Hansford, S.

Categories: Art History,

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1968

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 005325

Keywords: JADE,