Chinese Art Stephen Bushell
Dated 1909 Leather Bound Editions 2 Volumes
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The inside cover of the bookmarked with 104 illustrations and is the second edition revised. The book visits a concise study of Chinese architecture, sculpture, and painting and examines the disciplines of Chinese bronze, ceramics, and pottery, in the context of Chinese arts and in the civilization of China. Bushell, 1844-1908, an English doctor and orientalist in the study of Chinese ceramics, coins, and a study of the Tangut script, stresses the importance of understanding a culture’s arts in order to best understand a cultured society. A fine example of an early 20th-century study on Chinese arts and a wonderful library edition perfect for any serious Chinese art reference book collection.