Chinese Fans: Artistry and Aesthetics

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Long River Press, 2004 - Antiques & Collectibles - 78 pages
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Functional yet decorative, fans have become synonymous with Chinese culture and represent some of its more diverse works of art.

This book examines the different varieties of fans, including their shapes, textures, and magnificent history.

 

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Contents

Table of Contents
2
Fans During the Song Dynasty
8
Fans in Arts and Crafts
21
Folding Fans and Their Characteristics
29
The Art of Fan Painting
37
Noted Figures and Famous Painted Fans
49
The Collection and Protection of Fans
74
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