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Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing

Jessica Rawson

Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing

by Jessica Rawson

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Published by British Museum Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carving & carvings,
  • Oriental art,
  • China,
  • Asian,
  • Art & Art Instruction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9409599M
    ISBN 100714114693
    ISBN 109780714114699

    Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing by Rawson, Jessica. Art Media Resources Ltd. Used - Very Good. Cloth, dj., 4to. Illus. Slight shelf-wear to dj. They further believed that with its jingqi which was already enabling humans to commune with deities, the beautiful jade could acquire an even higher power of affinity if fashioned after the way the universe orbited, or into the images of the clan ancestors. Time passed; from the middle to late Neolithic period (c. to B.C.), scattering villages gathered as alliances and gradually.

    “Personal Ornaments,” the next chapter, traces the history of jade ornaments from the Neolithic to the Qing, speculating on which were male and which were female ornaments. “Food and Wine Vessels” get their own chapter, with examples again in chronological order, starting with a Western Han winged cup. Chinese Jade | This beautifully photographed Chinese art book is a comprehensive exploration of jade and its history in China from the Neolithic times to the Qing dynasty. To the Chinese people, jade is a precious stone endowed with magical properties which encapsulated all that mankind aspires to in terms of character, elegance, tranquility, purity and virtue.

    Rare Chinese Jades, Neolithic to Han to Song to Qing Dynasty, A Brief History When many people think of Chinese art the allure and mystique of Jade often springs to mind first. Just hearing the word Jade conjures images of Asia and more specifically China. sents a panoramic history of Chinese jade - from the Neolithic period (ca. 6ooo-ca. I B.C.) to the Qing dynasty (A.D. II9II)- followed by the Catalogue with entries for each of SirJoseph's pieces. Assembled within the last two decades, the collection continues to grow. An out-standing Eastern Zhou jade ring (fig. 4b) was acquired so.


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Book Summary: The title of this book is Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing and it was written by Jessica Rawson. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is Unknown and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Art Media Resources Ltd and has a total of pages in the : Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing by Jessica Rawson; Photographer-John Williams; Photographer-David Gowers and a great selection of related.

CHINESE JADE FROM THE NEOLITHIC TO THE QING. Jessica Rawson. Showcases over outstanding pieces from the Sir Joseph Hotung collection, which spans the history of jade in China. Drawing upon the very latest archaeological research to set jade in its historical and artistic context, this stunning volume will stand as a definitive reference for.

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Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing. Jessica - Art - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying animal Anyang areas auction catalogue Baoji beads Beijing bird blades British Museum bronze burial century BC ceramic China Chinese cm Published colour cong copied creatures curved Daoist Dawenkou.

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. Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing (Book) Book Details.

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A group of Neolithic peoples grouped today as the Liangzhu culture lived in the Jiangsu province of China during the third millennium B.C.E.

Their jades, ceramics and stone tools were highly sophisticated. They used two distinct types of ritual jade objects: a disc, later known as a bi, and a tube, later known as a cong. The main types of cong. Buy Chinese Jade: From the Neolithic to the Qing New edition by Jessica Rawson, Carol Michaelson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(6). [PDF Download] Chinese Jade - From the Neolithic to the Qing [PDF] Full Ebook. A well-carved white jade marriage bowl, Qianlong Period (). 10¼ in (26 cm) wide. Sold for $, on 13 September at Christie’s in New York.

A Qing period white jade marriage bowl is not only composed of translucent stone and exceptional carving, but it also contains a feature that often appears in Ming and Qing dynasty jades. Chinese jade, any of the carved-jade objects produced in China from the Neolithic Period (c.

– bce) onward. The Chinese have historically regarded carved-jade objects as intrinsically valuable, and they metaphorically equated jade with purity and indestructibility. Jade occupies a special. Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing pages Soft cover 28 x 22 cm 2, kg English The Chinese have revered the mystery and magic of jade since ancient times.

This authoritative book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive survey of six thousand years of development, from the earliest cultures to the twentieth century. The author describes and assesses the variety of roles and.

The Chinese have revered the mystery and magic of jade since ancient times. This authoritative book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive survey of six thousand years of development, from the earliest cultures to the twentieth century. The author describes and assesses the variety of roles and functions, ritual and ceremonial, which jade has.

CHINESE JADES FROM NEOLITHIC TO QING: The Youngman Collection Robert P. Youngman Presents more than carvings, ranging from the Neolithic period through the end of the Qing dynasty, from the Robert P. Youngman collection and discusses them in the context of recent archaeological research, stylistic development, subject matter, and symbolism.

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