2 edition of Chinese jade, ancient and modern found in the catalog.
Chinese jade, ancient and modern
P. de Tanner
|Statement||compiled by P. de Tanner.|
|LC Classifications||NK5750 .T3|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||26011801|
Chinese classic texts or canonical texts (simplified Chinese: 中国 古典 典籍; traditional Chinese: 中國 古典 典籍; pinyin: Zhōngguó gǔdiǎn diǎnjí) refers to the Chinese texts which originated before the imperial unification by the Qin dynasty in BC, particularly the "Four Books and Five Classics" of the Neo-Confucian tradition, themselves a customary abridgment of the. Jade is different than other types of valuable gems or precious metals. In fact, the cultural term “jade” refers to two different and similar types of ornamental rocks, both made of different silicate minerals. Nephrite jade was the very first of these materials discovered in China, and was the traditional jade used and carved since ancient.
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The Chinese people have honoured, revered and cherished jade for over 8, years. Utilising a wealth of archaeological evidence and illustrated with precious cultural artifacts, Chinese Jade provides an introduction to the fascinating world of Chinese jade from ancient to modern times/5(3).
Chinese Jade, Ancient and Modern: Hardcover – January 1, by P. de TANNER (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: P. de TANNER. This beautifully photographed Chinese art book is a comprehensive exploration of jade and its history in China from the Neolithic times to the Qing dynasty.
To the Chinese people, jade is a precious stone endowed with magical properties which encapsulated all that mankind aspires to in terms of character, elegance, tranquility, purity and virtue/5(10). Loehr’s masterful book was “a seminal text in the scholarship of early Chinese jades” and is still a primary reference for their study.
But much has transpired in the nearly 45 years since its publication, in the fields of Chinese archaeology and jade scholarship. Dr.5/5(2). The Chinese have revered the mystery and magic of jade since ancient times. This authoritative book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive survey of six thousand years of development, from the earliest cultures to the twentieth century.
The author describes and assesses the variety of roles and functions, ritual and ceremonial, which jade has played in by: The Chinese have revered the mystery Chinese jade magic of jade since ancient times. This authoritative book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive survey of six thousand years of development, from the earliest cultures to the twentieth s: 0.
untouchedtribes out of 5 stars (9) $ Well you're in luck, because here they come. There are. Get this from a library. Chinese jade, ancient and modern; descriptive catalogue illustrating the most prominent pieces of a collection of jade articles, with special reference to sepulchral jades.
[P de Tanner]. The ancient relationship between this gemstone and humanity persisted into modern times among native societies in New Zealand and parts of North America. In China it evolved into an artistic tradition that has flourished for more than 3, years.
In Central America, the Mayans and the Aztecs prized jadeite jade. Underlining that relationship is The Jade Age: Early Chinese Jades in American Museums a dual language publication by the American sinologist, Elizabeth Childs-Johnson, and the Chinese archaeologist, Gu Fung.
Their unique bilingual publication intertwines the strands of jade history and collecting by presenting the contrasting history of jades in Chinese and American : Kim Dramer. Chinese artists have a certain aesthetic taste, and this is seen in diverse mediums such as porcelain, pottery, jade, cloisonné and lacquer.
Once you have accustomed your eye to the proportions and silhouettes of Chinese forms, this will inform your entire collecting experience. Exploring the history of this revered stone through the esteemed Grenville L.
Winthrop Collection at the Harvard Art Museums—which includes some of the finest examples of ancient and archaizing jades outside China—this volume explains how and why jade.
Chinese jade refers to the jade mined or carved in China from the Neolithic onward. It is the primary hardstone of Chinese sculpture. Although deep and bright green jadeite is better known in Europe, for most of China's history, jade has come in a variety of colors and white "mutton-fat" nephrite was the most highly praised and prized.
DE TANNER, P. Chinese Jade Ancient and : 2 volumes, obling 2 us plates and illustrations (some in color). Original cloth (stained). (2). Perhaps the most influential of the four classic novels of Chinese literature, and certainly the most widely known beyond China’s borders, Journey to the West was written in the 16th century by Wu Cheng’en.
It depicts the pilgrimage of the Buddhist monk Xuanzang to India, and his resultant travels through the Western provinces of China, accompanied by his three disciples. Classical Chinese, also known as Literary Chinese (文言文, wényánwén or 古文, gǔwén) is the language of the classic literature from the end of the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han dynasty, a written form of Old Chinese (上古漢語 or shànɡɡǔ hànyǔ).Classical Chinese is a traditional style of written Chinese that evolved from the classical language Era: 5th century BC to 2nd century AD; continued as a.
known in China until the eighteenth century, when it was imported from Myanmar (Burma) for working by Chinese artisans. Scientific study of Chinese jades produced in the earliest periods of China, during the Neolithic period ( to BCE) to the Han dynasty ( BCE to CE), is leading to a richer understanding of these early cultures and their use of jade.
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Let’s get started!. The composition of jade. The jade stone used since ancient times in China is nephrite, a crystalline calcium magnesium silicate, which in its pure state is white but may be green, cream, yellow, brown, gray, black, or mottled because of the presence of impurities, chiefly iron Chinese used the generic term yu to cover a variety of related jadelike stones, including nephrite.The earliest Chinese jade is from the early Neolithic period Hemudu culture in ZhejianProvince (about – BCE).
Jade was an important part of ritual contexts in the middle to late Neolithic periods, such as the Hongshan culture that existed along the Lao River and the Liangzhu culture in the Tai Lake region (both date between – BCE).Author: Jun Shan.Jade was used as a symbol in ancient Chinese literature and was compared to anything that was good, pure or virtuous.
In the West people say that someone is 'good as gold' or has a 'heart of gold'. In China gold was not considered the most precious material. Something very good would have been described as being like jade.