TRANSLUCENT WORLD: Chinese Jade from the Forbidden City
This selection of 185 works provides a wonderful overview of the history of the art of jade carving in China, and demonstrates not only the variety and evolution of technical dexterity that is such a characteristic of jade carving but also the stone's ritualistic, symbolic and decorative functions. Includes text in English and Chinese. Fully illustrated in color.
Publisher: Art Gallery of NSW
Size: 8¼x8¼ inches
Item #: 2967952