The Meaning of China's Most Ancient Art. An Interpretation of Pottery Patterns From Kansu (Ma Ch'ang and Pan-Shan) and Their Development in the Shang, Chou and Han Periods. A. BULLING.

The Meaning of China's Most Ancient Art. An Interpretation of Pottery Patterns From Kansu (Ma Ch'ang and Pan-Shan) and Their Development in the Shang, Chou and Han Periods.

Leiden. Brill. 1952. Stock ID #163689

Black and white plates and illustrations, 150pp, appendices, bibliography, index, some browning first and last blanks, bright copy in original blue cloth lettered in gilt. Discusses the common motifs in Chinese art, particularly found on bronzes, pottery and porcelain. Contents include discussion of circles and spirals, triangles, lozenge patterns, tree and anthropomorphic patterns, and tree-rites, constellation myths and gods. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 163689).

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