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Appreciating China: Gifts from Ruth and Bruce Dayton (signed)

JACOBSEN, ROBERT D.

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ISBN 10: 1588860299 / ISBN 13: 9781588860293
Published by Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, 2002
Hardcover
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Inscribed by author on title page! FINE, VIRTUALLY AS NEW, IN NEAR-FINE DUST JACKET WITH VERY SLIGHT RUBBING. NO WRITING OR MARKS. Uncommon signed. Bookseller Inventory # 18608

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Title: Appreciating China: Gifts from Ruth and ...

Publisher: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition, First printing

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This beautifully designed and illustrated catalogue presents the 218 gifts of Chinese art from Ruth and Bruce Dayton to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Ranging in date from the Shang to the Qing, these objects were carefully chosen to form a high-quality and well-balanced collection that encompasses all classsical Chinese traditions. They include ancient metalwork, Buddhist arts, lacquer, ceramics, painting and calligraphy, classical furniture and literati objects. Among the highlights are a Warring States inlaid bronze chariot fitting, a large Han bronze horse and a Han bronze money tree, a Song wooden Buddhist sculpture, Ming sutras and Taoist paintings, Sino-Tibetan Buddhist arts, outstanding lacquerwares of the Han, Song, Yuan, and Ming dynasties, Song, Yuan and Ming paintings in the literati tradition, Ming hardwood furniture, and a variety of scholar's objects.

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