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Grammaire de l'objet chinois
AuthorCulas, Michel
Pub. LocationParisPublisherEditions de l'amateur
Date1997Phys. Desc.269 p. : color ill., map ; 30 cm.
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberNK1068.C86 1997
Grammaire de l'objet chinois / Michel Culas.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-[265]) and index.
Examines the symbolism of many objects, both rare and commonplace, including animals, birds, turtles, tortoises, flowers and plants, heroic characters, numbers, jade, porcelain, seals and calligraphy, lacquer, cloisonné, tea, kites, paper gods, bronzes, opium, geomancy, dogs (pekingese, chien-lion, fu-dog), glasses and spectacles, brushes and writing materials.
Subject(s)Decorative arts--China
Decorative arts--China--Themes, motives
Art, Chinese--Interpretation
Art objects, Chinese--Interpretation
Art, Chinese--Symbolism
Rec. TypeBookLanguageFrench
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #2208