The Language of Adornment by SALVIATI Fillipo

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The Language of Adornment Chinese Ornaments of Jade, Crystal, Amber and Glass

Paris Myrna Myers 2002

Unpaginated c120pp, 134 numbers listed, described and illustrated. 4to. Stiff decorated card wrappers. Very good. Dedication copy from the author to Bruce Wannell with his bookplate tipped in at title page. [ Bookplate designed by Mark Hearld. The text examine how personal ornaments functioned as symbols that identified social and cultural status through the materials used and the decorative motifs chosen. Beautifully illustrated.

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