Pointers and Clues to the Subjects of Chinese and Japanese Art: As Shown in Drawings, Prints, Carvings and the Decoration of Porcelain and Lacquer, with Brief Notices of the Related Subjects
An important reprint of the classic reference on Chinese and Japanese arts. The book explains the popular subjects that appear in Chinese and Japanese decorative arts, including mythological and Buddhist themes. A useful reference for scholars, dealers and other researchers of Chinese and Japanese arts.
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