Watt, James C. Y. et al: CHINA: DAWN OF A GOLDEN AGE (200-750 AD). New Haven, 2004. xxiv, 392 pp. c. 300 colour illustrations. B/w illustrations. 31x23 cm. Cloth.
Catalogue of an important exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the first comprehensive survey of Chinese art during this complex period. Lavishly illustrated and produced, the volume presents more than three hundred recent archaeological finds. Includes gold artefacts made by the nomadic peoples from Mongolia, luxury articles of glass and precious metals from Western and Central Asia, early Chinese Buddhist sculptures and spectacular works in every medium from the Tang period. Essays by distinguished scholars provide a historical background, discuss the various media and trace the changes in art styles over a period that saw a radical modification of Chinese civilisation.
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Was item 664 in printed List 190.
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