Ancient Chinese Bronzes

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Oxford University Press, 1986 - Art - 206 pages
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Drawing on a wealth of archaeological data, this study gives a succinct yet comprehensive survey of ancient Chinese bronzes. The book discusses the alloy and mining processes, the casting techniques, and the evolving historical and social background over a two-thousand year period during which the tools, weapons, vessels, musical instruments, and other bronze pieces were produced and used.

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Contents

A General Survey of Shang and Zhou Bronzes
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Qin 221207
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Selected Examples of Ancient Chinese Bronzes
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