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Title Shipwrecked : Tang treasures and monsoon winds / edited by Regina Krahl ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Alison Effeny ... [et al.].

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution ; Singapore : National Heritage Board : Singapore Tourism Board, c2010.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    910.9164 SHI    Available
Description xix, 307 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 32 cm.
Note Published on the occasion of an exhibition opening at the ArtScience Museum, Singapore, Feb. 2011.
"Cloth edition distributed by Smithsonian Books through Random House"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-295) and index.
Contents Introduction : ships in the Nanhai / Wang Gungwu -- Rare and strange goods : international trade in ninth-century Asia / John Guy -- Dating the Belitung shipwreck / J. Keith Wilson and Michael Flecker -- Chinese ceramics in the late Tang dynasty / Regina Krahl -- Pearl cups like the moon : the Abbasid reception of Chinese ceramics / Jessica Hallett -- Metal objects on the Belitung shipwreck / François Louis -- A ninth-century Arab shipwreck in Indonesia : the first archaeological evidence of direct trade with China / Michael Flecker -- The jewel of Muscat : reconstructing a ninth-century sewn-plank boat / Tom Vosmer -- The navigational route of the Belitung shipwreck and the late Tang ceramic trade / Hsieh Ming-liang -- Tang dynasty Changsha ceramics / Liu Yang -- White ware with green décor / Hsieh Ming-liang -- Chemical fingerprinting : tracing the origins of the green-splashed white ware / Li Baoping, Chen Yuh-shiow, and Nigel Wood -- Green wares of southern China / Regina Krahl -- White wares of northern China / Regina Krahl -- Tang blue-and-white / Regina Krahl -- Bronze mirrors / François Louis -- Gold and silver wares on the Belitung shipwreck / Qi Dongfang.
Subject Art Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands (Singapore) -- Exhibitions.
Treasure troves -- Indonesia -- Billiton Island -- Exhibitions.
Shipwrecks -- Indonesia -- Billiton Island -- Exhibitions.
Luxuries -- China -- Exhibitions.
Pottery, Chinese -- Tʻang-Five dynasties, 618-960 -- Exhibitions.
Porcelain, Chinese -- Tang-Five dynasties, 618-960 -- Exhibitions.
Trade routes -- Asia -- Exhibitions.
Billiton Island (Indonesia) -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
China -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Krahl, Regina.
Effeny, Alison.
Art Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands (Singapore)
Added Title Tang treasures and monsoon winds
ISBN 9780934686181 (pbk.)
0934686181 (pbk.)
9781588343055 (cloth)
1588343057 (cloth)

 
    
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