Wang Yi'e: TAOZHU YONGHENG: DAOJIAO SHENXIANG DE SUZAO GONGYI YU JINGDIAN ZAOXIANG. Moulding for Eternity: Classic Taoist Statues and the Moulding Technology. Beijing, 2014. 294 pp. Colour plates (many full page) throughout. 29x21 cm. Cloth.
Despite the title, this work is of most value for the illustrations and identification of numerous large Daoist statues in stone, wood and metal located in temples in China. The statuary dates from the sixth century onwards through to the Ming and Qing. A very interesting selection and useful for the identification of numerous elusive Daoist deities. Illustrated throughout. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Buddhist Art Sculpture
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 654 in printed List 189.
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