Gugong Museum; Yu Dehua & Li Shengzhong comp: WEN ZHU XI MU. The Bamboo Engravings, Wood Articles and Lacquerware. Beijing, 2015. 263 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 29x29 cm. Boards.
A large work which illustrates, in excellent full page colour plates, a total of 158 superb Qing dynasty examples of scholar's studio related-objects in the collection of the Forbidden City Gugong Museum in Beijing. Comprises 67 beautiful and intricately-carved bamboo objects, 67 equally fine wooden objects (figures, brushpots, boxes and other accoutrements) and a final 24 lacquer and lacquer-inlaid items. A particular feature of this excellent work is that many of the objects are illustrated in their actual size or near life-size. Many are shown in multiple views and with close-up detail. This allows true and full appreciation of these delicious objects. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Bamboo Scholar's Studio
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 377 in printed List 189.
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