Chinese Art: A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery
ISBN/ASIN: 080483864X,9780804838641 | 2008 | English | epub | 290/0 pages | 41.7 Mb
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing | Author: Patricia Bjaaland Welch | Edition: Hardcover with Jacket
Chinese Art is a guide to the meanings behind the hundreds of common motifs and symbols found in all forms of Chinese art. A thorough examination of the diverse usage of natural symbols, colors, numbers, inanimate items and personages, Chinese Art communicates the deeper messages to be found in Chinese decorative art. It is an excellent reference for collectors, museum-goers and students of Chinese art, culture and history.