Paperback 162pp Illustrated 230x155mm
9780521186568   Product Code: 20993
Using archaeologcal evidence, this volume provides an illustrated introduction to artefacts preserved from different periods of Chinese history, and their preservation in modern times. The book is in chapters on pottery, jade, bronze and porcelain artefacts, paintings, furniture and crafts, and covers objects ranging from prehistoric painted pottery to 16th century CE rosewood furniture. This is one of the many accessible, illustrated surveys in the Introductions to Chinese Culture series.