Excerpt from Oriental Antiques: Rare Snuff Bottles, Pendants, Boxes, Vases, Statuettes, Coupes, Incense Burners, Gallipots, Imperial Plates, Beakers, Temple Jars, Buddhistic Stone Carvings, Jade Seals, Ritual Vessels, Chinese Portraits, Cut Velvets and Rugs; The Ton-Ying Collection The snuff bottles and the carved jades in the present collection are of remarkable beauty. There are three vases of c...
Hardcover: 156 pages
Publisher: Forgotten Books (May 11, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 8718398
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olden amber exquisitely carved during the reign of Ch'ien-lung of propor tions not often found. Blue tourmaline and rose quartz add variety to the carvings in hard stones. A large and intricate pagoda of fei z's'ui jade is of unusual interest in its emerald and vaporous beauty. More massive are the jade imperial seals of the Sung dynasty, and there are ancient jade symbols used in the ritual worship.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.