English Title: Origins of Chinese Art and Craft
Chinese Title: 中华手工艺的故事
Author: Li Xiaoxiang
Illustration: Fu Chunjiang
ISBN-10: 981-229-441-4, 9812294414
ISBN-13: 978-981-229-441-8, 9789812294418
Shipping Weight: 270g
Size: 150mm x 210mm
Publisher: Asiapac Books
The Chinese have made great contributions to world culture in fields such as the making of silk and porcelain. This book will provide the details and the many stories related to their origins.
Besides silk and porcelain, the Chinese have also excelled and have been peerless in bronzeware, paper cuts, jade carving, embroidery and face masks.
Find out these interesting details:
* The Silk Route as well as the Pottery and Porcelain Route of old China.
* The multitude of Chinese characters and idioms related to jade.
* The significance of the Qin bronze artefacts unearthed at Lingtong, Shaanxi Province.
Origins of Chinese Art & Craft will give you a quick and easy-to-remember introduction to these works of art with its vivid illustrations and accessible text and cartoons.