Can decorative objects increase one's wealth, happiness, or longevity? Traditionally, many Chinese have believed that they could--as long as they included the appropriate auspicious symbols. In this book Asian Art Museum curator of Himalayan and Chinese decorative art Terese Tse Bartholomew, culminating decades of research, provides a thorough guide to such symbols.
Hidden Meanings: Symbolism in Chinese Art is richly illustrated with photographs of art objects and original hand-painted drawings by the author and by Mulan Bartholomew, organized in numbered sectors for ease of reference, and enhanced with extensive bilingual indexes and other supporting materials, making it an indispensable reference book for anyone interested in Chinese art and culture.
Terese Tse Bartholomew is Curator of Himalayan Art and Chinese Decorative Art at the Asian Art Museum
Descrizione libro Asian Art Museum, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110939117363
Descrizione libro Asian Art Museum, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Hardcover with Jacket. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0939117363