Arts of the Sung and Yuan, Maxwell Hearn, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996, Fine

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Arts of the Sung and Yuan
ISBN:
0870998064
Author:
Maxwell K. Hearn (Editor), Judith G. Smith (Editor), et al.
Publisher:
Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Release Date:
1996
Seller Category:
CHINESE ART
Qty Available:
1
Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 01220
Notes: Fine, 8vo, 10 1/2" x 7 1/2." Gray and black pictorial paper wrappers. White lettering on black spine. Covers have shallow surface scratches and minuscule wear to tips, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Pages pristine and intact except for minuscule bumping to tips of fore-edge. Black-and-white illustrations included. 372 pp., including illustrations and Glossary. About the arts of the Sung (Song) and Yuan Dynasties of China. A collection of "papers prepared for an international symposium organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art in conjunction with the exhibition _Splendors of Imperial China: Treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei_." Papers are divvied by the following categories: "Ritual, Functional, and Decorative Arts," "New Directions in Northern Sung Culture," "Politics, Society, and Culture," "Religion and Cross-cultural Influences," "Interaction of Literati and Court Ideals," and "Issues of Styles and Meaning." Edited by Maxwell K. Hearn and Judith G. Smith with many contributors. Published by the Department of Asian Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.