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Ancient Chinese bronzes

terminology and iconology

by Eleanor von Erdberg

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Published by Siebenberg-Verlag in Bad Wildungen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bronzes, Chinese -- To 221 B.C. -- Terminology.,
  • Bronzes, Chinese -- To 221 B.C. -- Themes, motives.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEleanor von Erdberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK7983.22 .E73 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL894593M
    ISBN 103877470637
    LC Control Number95185484
    OCLC/WorldCa29948518

      Yin-Shang bronzes mark a peak in the late Bronze Age all over the world, with a variety of fine bronze wares, e.g., the kilogram giant Houmuwu Ding bronze vessel of centimeter height Cited by: The Chinese Bronze Age had begun by B.C. in the kingdom of the Shang dynasty along the banks of the Yellow River in northern China. At times the Shang kings ruled even larger areas. Contrary to common notions about the Chinese, the Bronze Age Chinese did not drink tea or eat rice. Both these commodities came from the south and were not.

    History of bronze mirror in China: possibly tracing to 4, years ago in northwest China, and their role in reflecting light or sunlight, suggesting a reason for the shape paralleling the ancient sun symbol. Includes unique transparent treasured mirrors. ORDER THIS BOOK: Ancient Chinese. - Explore pkmegan's board "ANCIENT CHINESE BRONZES" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Bronze, Ancient china and Chinese antiques pins.

      In the last fifty years, Chinese archaeology has changed the traditional view about the formation and development of the civilization and art of this vast country. This book covers the period from BC to the 10th century AD, presenting more than masterpieces in jade, stone, ivory, bone, pottery, bronze, lacquer, bamboo, gold, and silver. the bronzes are amazingly corrosion resistant, and knowing how to reproduce them would be very useful. The quality of some of the castings and their finishing is very high; casting and finishing methods used by the ancient Chinese can be adapted for modern use. The study of corroded ancient Chinese bronzes is also of great interest to the study.


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This book describes the artistic bronzes of ancient China from the beginning of bronze-founding in the middle of the second millennium B.C.

to the end of the second century A.D. This period includes the Shang, Chou and Han dynasties, and constitutes the first great cycle of Chinese art. It was an age of narrow, tenacious traditions.

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Series Title. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Watson, William, Ancient Chinese bronzes. Rutland, Vt.: C.E. Tuttle, © (OCoLC) The surface layers of other bronze wares Some other ancient bronzes (of lower tin content than the mirrors) u n e a r t h e d in China have shiny black surfaces, just like the Hei-Qi Gu mirrors.

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Chinese bronzes, any of a number of bronze objects that were cast in China beginning before bce. Bronzes have been cast in China for about 3, years. Most bronzes of about – bce, roughly the Bronze Age in China, may be described as ritual vessels intended for the worship of ancestors.

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The Aims of This Book vii Introduction: Essays and Materials xiii Bronzes and Sacrifice xv Ceremony and the Creation of the Text xiii The Legacy of Bronzes and Bronze Inscriptions in Early Chinese Literature xliv Tables Chronology liv The Sexagenary Cycle lvi Conventions and Abbreviations lvii Inscriptions: Numbers 1 1.

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