Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages

Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages

Hardcover
Pub. price: $69.95

ISBN10: 0804801002 ISBN13: 9780804801003 Publisher: Tuttle Pub Published: Jun 1 1962 Language: English

Publisher's Comments
First published in 1936 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. The book presents a full descriptive account of the significance and meaning of the carvings produced in this prize stone by Chinese craftsmen from the earliest times, through the Chou and succeeding dynasties, down to the twentieth century.
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