Treasures from the Bronze Age of China 1980

Treasures from the Bronze Age of China 1980

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Treasures from the Bronze Age of China 1980
Treasures from the Bronze Age of China 1980
Treasures from the Bronze Age of China 1980

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THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL PRESENTATION OF THE SUPERB WORKS OF ART FOUND IN THE TOMBS, MAUSOLEUMS AND BURIED HOARDS OF ANCINT CHINA; IT REVEALS THE EMERGENCE OF A REMARKABLE CIVILIZATION THAT BECOMES MORE FASCINATING WITH EACH NEW DISCOVERY; ONE OF THE MOST EXCITING AREAS OF ART HISTORY TODAY-CHINA. In addition to 117 color plates with catalogue descriptions for each object, this book provides an informative text that illuminates the history of the Bronze Age Featured in the collection are more than sixty ritual vessels of precious bronze that epitomize the technical and artistic accomplishments of their makers. Art & artifacts from the Erlitou Culture Period, the Zhengzhou Phase (the Erligang Period), the spread of Shang Culture, the High Yinxu phase (Anyang Period), the rise of the Western Zhou dynasty, Eastern Zhou bronze designs, inlaid bronzes of the Warring States period, the Western Han period, the terracotta army of the First Emperor of Qin. Copyright 1980 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manufactured in the USA First Edition, April 1980. Library of Congress Catalogue Number 80-11099. ISBN#: 0870992309 (MMA). ISBN#: 03452905181295 (Ballentine). 192 pages. Stiff soft cover binding with color photos. Nice tight binding, cover, spine, and pages mostly clean. Gently used and neatly stored. Photo illustrated jacket is slightly worn. Dimensions (in inches): 11.0 X 8.5 X 0.4. Weight: 1 Lb., 7.5 Oz. Domestic Shipping and Insurance by USPS Priority Mail $6.00. Thanks for looking, and good luck bidding!

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • 07728
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Type / Pattern
  • Chinese Antiques Collector Pictorial Reference
  • Maker
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Year
  • 1980
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 8.5 inches
  • Height: 11 inches
  • Depth: 0 inch
  • Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Condition
  • Very Good, as noted
  • Style
  • Rare Chinese Antique Book
  • Material
  • Soft Cover Antiques Book

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