Early Chinese Jades.

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1923. Hardbound. Blue cloth, library binding,. xx, 149 pp., 8 plates in color, 56 bw plates and 13 illustrations in the text. VG (Ex-library, with usual library markings, bookplate on front inside cover, pocket at back inside cover, perforation stamp used on illus., cover shows average wear, pages are tight and clean inside, though rebound endpapers are loosening from main block.). Item #104581

Good scarce copy of key art reference. Includes chapters on jade quarries; the significance of jade; astronomical instruments in jade; the six ritual jades; tablets and weapons; jades for the living and dead; seals, musical instruments, and mountains; vessels of jade; animals in jade; dragon, cicada, toad; and the human figure in jade. Includes bibliography and index.

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