Chinese jades

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Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, 1997 - Art - 261 pages
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The essays in this collection are taken from the proceedings of the 18th Colloquy on Art & Archaeology in Asia that took place at the Percival David Foundation in 1995. They cover recent research findings and new discoveries of Chinese jade.

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Contents

Foreword
8
Understanding the Burial Rituals of the Hongshan Culture through Jade
27
Wang Mingda Edited by Ming Wilson
49
An Archaeological Investigation into the Function of the Jade Bi and Cong
77
Jade and Stone Epigraphy from the Shang and Early Zhou Periods
99
Alteration of Yu Artefacts
123
The Material Symbolism of Jade as Observed
147
The Reuse of Ancient Jades
171
Jessica Lawson
189
Ferdinand Schiller Jade Collector 191531
215
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