Chinese jade throughout the ages

a review of its characteristics, decoration, folklore, and symbolism.
  • 193 Pages
  • 0.30 MB
  • English
C. E. Tuttle Co. , Tokyo, Rutland, Vt
Jade., Art objects, Chinese., Symbolism in art., Folk-lore, Chinese., China -- Antiqui
LC ClassificationsNK5750 .N65 1962
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 193 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14652752M
LC Control Number62008839

Presented in 3/4 laminated, gold-stamped covers with green linen spines and laminated, illustrated slipcases, these two volumes from the Chinese Art Foundation's Chinese Jades Throughout the Ages focus on jade pieces from the Qing dynasty, with a view to clarifying the doubts about the so-called "craftsmanship characteristic of the Qian Long.

Chinese Jade Throughout Ages. You Searched For: This is the 12th printing of the 2nd edition of Nott's definitive book on Chinese jade, originally published inthen 2nd edition in which is an exact copy of the original but with some plates rearranged.

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Chinese jade refers to the jade mined or carved in China from the Neolithic onward. It is the primary hardstone of Chinese gh deep and bright green jadeite is better known in Europe, for most of China's history, jade has come in a variety of colors and white "mutton-fat" nephrite was the most highly praised and prized.

Native sources in Henan and along the Yangtze were. xx, pages, [1], pages of plates: 28 cm. Chinese jade throughout the ages: a review of its characteristics, decoration, folklore, and symbolismPages: This classic guide to Chinese jade is of great interest to art collectors and casual readers alike.

First published in and since then a collector's item of increasing rarity, Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages comprises a review of the characteristics, decorations, folklore, and symbolism of this esteemed mineral that has always held a proud place among gems of the world.

Greenwich, Conn: New York Graphic Society, Ltd., pp + 96 b/w plates + 8 color plates illustrating about jades; figs. Cloth, gilt, color illus. d.j. 10 x 6 1/4. The late Prof. Hansford was one of the finest and most serious of the jade authors. This book is. Chinese Jade Throughout The Ages, and exhaustive compilation of the History of Chinese Jade; Designs, Periods, Identification, Marks and Meanings.

By Stanley Charles Nott, an International Authority on Chinese Culture and History. An amazing reference including many coloured reference Plates in fine. Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages. New York: C.

Schribner's Sons. (Available at NOVA) Palm Springs Desert Museum. Jade in Chinese Culture: Magic, Art and Order, 8 February April Palm Springs, Calif: Palm Springs Desert Museum. (Available at Smithsonian) Pearlstein, Elinor.

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Hong Kong Museum of Art, Jade Books (玉書) are described in several scriptures of the Daoist canon as existent primordially in the various divine Heavens. These Jade Books are variously said to be instrumental in creating and maintaining the divine structure of the universe, or as regulating national or personal destiny.

Exquisite Chinese Jades Throughout the Ages September 20 - December 2, On September 20th, Poly Culture Art Center will be opening the “Exquisite Chinese Jades Throughout the Ages” Exhibition. This unprecedented exhibition will feature 67 jade carvings from the millennium of the Song Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty.

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Write a review and share your thoughts with the people. Add your Reviews. The earliest Chinese jade is from the early Neolithic period Hemudu culture in Zhejian Province (about – BCE). Jade was an important part of ritual contexts in the middle to late Neolithic periods, such as the Hongshan culture that existed along the Lao River and the Liangzhu culture in the Tai Lake region (both date between – BCE).Author: Jun Shan.

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Reprint. Stock ID # Map, 39 colour plates, many black and white plates and line illustrations, xx + pp + plates, appendices which include a glossary, Chinese Dynasties, bibliography, marks and devices, light damp stain upper cloth cover, very light.

8 Books on Chinese Jade & Antiques, Chinese Jade throughout the Ages by Stanley Charles Nottand 7 volumes Masterworks of Chinese in the National Palace MuseumNott book - tear in dust jacket, inscription on front fly sheet; Masterworks series - all books appear in good condition with clear dust covers, slip jackets with wear to edges & corners.

jade, common name for either of two minerals used as gems. The rarer variety of jade is jadeite, a sodium aluminum silicate, NaAl(SiO 3) 2, usually white or green in color; the green variety is the more commoner and less costly variety of jade is nephrite, a calcium magnesium iron silicate of varying composition, white to dark green in color.

Chinese Jade throughout the Ages: A Review of its Characteristics, Decoration Folklore and Symbolism. $ for the first book and $ for each additional book. North Carolina residents must add seven percent sales tax.

Libraries will be billed to suit their budgets. Members of ABAA and ILAB and abide by the ethical guidelines of these. Chinese jade, any of the carved-jade objects produced in China from the Neolithic Period (c.

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Chinese Jade of Five Centuries was originally published in print form by Tuttle Publishing in In Chinese Jade of Five Centuries, Mrs Hartman provides an encompassing look at one of the minor arts which must be considered vital to a judgement of artistic achievements of any civilization.

Magnificently illustrated with 45 black and white photographs and 10 color plates, the book displays Pages: Now Professor Chen is sharing his expertise on the Chinese archaic jade with all the readers in the world by publishing this book.

I believe all the jade lovers will enjoy reading this book and obtain the knowledge of Chinese archaic jade authentication, appreciation, and appraisal. Yung-Fu Cheng, Ph.D. Professor & File Size: 2MB. An impressive grey-green jade buffalo, which was formerly in the collection of Somerset de Chair, was included in the exhibition Chinese Jade throughout the ages inno.

The same exhibition included one more of these large Ming dynasty. It is a picture book with labels in simplified Chinese (used throughout Mainland China) and pin yin, and to learn the pronounciation, the internet resource comes very handy. Things and activities are featured, kids get to learn some basic words about things at home, in the kitchen, in.

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Chinese porcelain pillow, Song Dynasty (–) The Chinese on the other hand, created ornately decorated pillows from many materials including wood, stone, bamboo, and even porcelain, bronze, and jade.

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