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Author He, Li, 1950-

Title Power and glory : court arts of China's Ming dynasty / by He Li and Michael Knight ; with contributions from Richard Vinograd, Terese Tse Bartholomew, and Dany Chan.

Imprint San Francisco, Calif. : Asian Art Museum--Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, ©2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.51 HE    Available
 GDL Brand Library Storage    709.51 HE    Available
Description 280 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 32 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-275) and index.
Exhibitions Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Asian Art Museum in association with the Palace Museum, Beijing, the Nanjing Municipal Museum and the Shaghai Museum, and presented in the following venues: Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, June-September, 2008; Indianapolis Museum of Art, October 2008-January 2009; and Saint Louis Art Museum, February-May 2009.
Summary Ming vases have been long regarded as the epitome of priceless beauty. Exploring the grandeur of the last native Chinese dynasty (1368-1644), 'Power and Glory' demonstrates why not just vases but Ming art of many types has earned such acclaim.
Contents Introduction / Michael Knight -- Gold and Jade / He Li -- Textiles and Costumes / Terese Tse Bartholomew -- Lacquer, Wood, and Bamboo / Michael Knight -- Ceramics / He Li -- Metal and Cloisonné / He Li -- Paintings / Richard Vinograd.
Subject Art, Chinese -- Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1912 -- Exhibitions.
China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644 -- Exhibitions.
China -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Knight, Michael, 1953-
Vinograd, Richard Ellis.
Bartholomew, Terese Tse.
Chan, Dany.
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
Indianapolis Museum of Art.
St. Louis Art Museum.
Added Title Ming Dynasty
Other Form: Online version: He, Li, 1950- Power and glory. San Francisco, Calif. : Asian Art Museum--Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, ©2008 (OCoLC)608688969
ISBN 9780939117420 (hbk.)
0939117428 (hbk.)
9780939117437 (pbk.)
0939117436 (pbk.)

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