Collecting Chinese Art

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S. Bernstein & Company, 2000 - Art - 180 pages
"Much of what we know about early Chinese art is undergoing change in light of recent archaeological discoveries. This entertaining and informative volume by a leading specialist in the field illustrates and documents 120 outstanding Chinese works of art. Each example in jade, glass, sculpture and metalwork is illustrated in full color and described in light of the latest archaeologically derived information." "Mr. Bernstein, an internationaaly recognized authority, shares his commanding knowledge and keen eye for significant examples of art from China's seven-thousand year history. Anyone interested in Asia, Asian art history and the collecting of great art will find this volume fascinating, informative and useful."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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About the author (2000)

B. W. Robinson (1912–2005) was an authority on many aspects of Islamic and Japanese art. Eleanor Sims, formerly of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the editor of Islamic Art, has written widely on Iranian art. Manijeh Bayani is a specialist in Arabic and Persian epigraphy.

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