Chinese Bronzes, from the Song to the Qing dynasties

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From the early dynastic period through to the nineteenth century, bronze was a prized medium in China. The Musée Cernushi holds the world's richest collection of such works, celebrated in this new exhibition.

A huge selection of Chinese bronzes from the collections of the Musée Cernuschi. An opportunity to discover one of the world’s largest collections of bronzes from this period, home to over 1000 pieces.

CONTENTS
- Ritual and the imperial state in the Song era (960-1279): a new facet of ancient bronzes (ritual vases)
- Ancient colour: connoisseurs, collectors and fraudsters.
- History and posterity: ancient influences on Chinese bronze production over the centuries (writing tools, plates and bowls, incense burners etc.)
 
Author : Michel Maucuer
Exhibition: Bronzes from Imperial China, from the Song to the Qing dynasties
Number of pages: 224 pages
Number of illustrations: 190
Dimensions: 21 x 27


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