FREE SHIPPING

on all orders of $59 or more

FREE SHIPPING on all orders of $59 or more! (Normally $79 minimum.)

Things Chinese: Antiques, Crafts, Collectibles

, by ;
Things Chinese: Antiques, Crafts, Collectibles by Knapp, Ronald G.; Freeman, Michael, 9780804844192
Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
  • ISBN: 9780804844192 | 0804844194
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/10/2015
  • Rent Book

    (Recommended)

    $16.64
     
    Term
    Due
    Price
  • Buy New Book

    Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days

    $14.95
  • eBook

    Available Instantly

    Online: 365 Days

    Downloadable: Lifetime Access

    $21.59
China's renowned art objects, furnishings, and handicrafts have long been sought by collectors and inspired designers. Through 60 emblematically Chinese antiques and items, Things Chinese opens up the world of Chinese culture.

The history, cultural significance and customs surrounding these exemplars of Chinese art and material culture come into dazzling focus through detailed descriptions and full-color photographs. Items covered include:
  • Bamboo furniture
  • Ivory carving
  • Snuff bottles
  • Mooncake molds
  • Musical instruments
  • Mahjong sets
  • Fengshui compasses
Things Chinese brings together China scholar Ronald Knapp, who describes the history and use of these Chinese artifacts in fascinating detail, and Michael Freeman, whose work has appeared in magazines such as the Smithsonian, GEO and Conde Nast Traveler, and here lovingly and richly photographs each item of Chinese design. For lovers of Chinese style, Things Chinese is a treasure trove of riches.

You might also enjoy...



Please wait while the item is added to your bag...