Chinese Glass
Archaeological studies on the uses and social context of glass artefacts from the warring states to the Northern Song period (fifth century B.C. to twelfth A.D.)

Edited by C. Braghin

2002, cm 15 x 21, xiv-128 pp. con 15 ill. f.t. di cui 11 a col.

ISBN: 9788822251626

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A collection of some of the most recent research on Chinese glass, a little known topic. The volume includes three studies (by Cecilia Braghin, An Jiayao and Shen Hsueh-man,) which focus on glass finds of three periods: the Warring States and Han (475 B.C.-A.D. 9), the Wei, Jin and Northern and Southern Dynasties (A.D. 386-589), and the Tang and Northern Song (A.D. 618-1127). These essays outline the major categories of glass artefacts characteristic of each period and reconstruct some of the social and religious contexts in which they were used.

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