Early Chinese Art: A Catalogue of Early Bronzes, Jades and Allied Decorative Works of Art from the Cunciffe Collection, Published to Commemorate an Exhibition Illustrating the Development of Chinese Art Throughout the Period of the Earlier Dynasties and Held at 48 Davies Street to Coincide with the Opening of the Chinese Government Exhibition at Burlington House
Bluett & Sons, 1973 - Art, Chinese - 34 pages
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12th—nth century B.C. 4th—3rd century B.C. archaistic band of decoration Bird silhouette BLUETT & SONS bovine mask brown markings brownish grey jade carved with commas catalogue century B.C. Diameter century B.C. Height century B.C. Length China CHINESE ART Chou style Late cicadas Circular mirror crested birds Cunliffe Collection curled tail dagger-axe design of volutes Details carved Details obliquely carved Dynasties Height Early Chou Length Early Chou style Exhibited fabulous animal flat tiger silhouette geometric and interlocking Gilt bronze grey green jade handle high copper content hooks Inlaid with gold inlaid with turquoise intaglio interlocking design jade carving jade girdle pendant jade with brown k'uei dragons neolithic Opaque grey jade Pale green jade Pale grey green PL XII red staining Shang dynasty Shang style 12th—nth Shang-early Chou Length sides closely carved silhouette with long Six Dynasties Ssu-Ma Ch'ien Stockholm style 12th—nth century T'ang TAI-KOU Belthook Tang Warring States 4th—3rd Watson XI XI