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Sensuous Surfaces The Decorative Object in Early Modern China
ISBN: HB: 9781861894083, Reaktion Books, September 2010
440 pp., 25x19 cm, 6 black&white illus., 223 colour illus.
"Sensuous Surfaces" is a richly illustrated and in-depth introduction to the decorative arts in Ming and Qing dynasty China. Jonathan Hay explores materials and techniques, as well as issues of patronage and taste, which together formed a loose syste...