Ornamental Carvings of Ancient Architecture: Birds, Beasts

( 古代建筑雕刻纹饰:珍禽瑞兽 )


Gudai Jianzhu Diaoke Wenshi: Zhenqin ruishou (Ornamental Carvings of Ancient Chinese Architecture: Rare Birds and Auspicious Beasts). Fully illustrated in color, b/w line drawings, text in Chinese. This volume examines the decorative and ornamental carvings of the rare birds and auspicious beasts that are very prevalent in symbolic meaning in ancient Chinese architecture. Scenes of mythical creatures are depicted and analyzed with full color illustrations as well as black and white line drawings that further accentuate the details of this fine tradition.

  • New Paperback 19*26 cm, 152 pp.


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Condition: New
ISBN: 9787534423437
Shipping Weight: 1.4lbs
Published: 2007

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