94pp., 25 colour plates and 27 b&w illus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. First edition. Contributions from some of the major specialists on Chinese carpets ensure that this volume will become an essential work not just for lovers of Asian and textile art but also for connoisseurs of art in general. It specifically discusses early Chinese rug production, especially those that feature lion-dog medallions and 'hundred antiques' motifs. Hardback with d.w. Wrappers are rubbed but not torn. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Lion-dogs Hundred Antiques Classical Chinese...
Editorial: London: Textile and Art Publications Limited :
Año de publicación: 2000
Descripción Textile Arts Publications, London, 2000. Hardcover. Condición: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good. 96 page large hardcover with 25 color plates showing the lion-dog carpets. Preface by Hans Konig. Beautifully produced book with text by Michael Franses, Gary Dickingson, and Hwee Lie The. Dust jacket is bright, complete and clean. Exterior is full blue cloth with title on spine and front cover in red. Interior is unmarked, tight and clean. Nº de ref. del artículo: 529976
Descripción Textile and Art Publications Ltd., London, 2000. Hardcover. Condición: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New dust. 10 x 14 Hardback in dustjacket in New condition; Illustrated by 25 color plates 27 black and white ; Major contribution to study of two early designs in Chinese rugs. The volume opens with a preface by Hans König, a leading authority on Chinese carpets. Two essays by prominent scholars provide the historical background for the symbols: Hwee Lie Thè traces the lion-dog throughout the ages; Gary Dickinson investigates the use of the 'hundred antiques' design. Three further essays have been written by Michael Franses: A brief introduction to classical Chinese carpets; The lion-dog carpets; and The 'hundred antiques' carpets. Large format, high-quality colour reproductions illustrate twenty-five of the finest and most beautiful Chinese carpets with lion-dog and 'hundred antiques' designs from both museum and private collections.; 2.5; 94 pp. Nº de ref. del artículo: BOOKS003498I