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In China, decorating with auspicious patterns dates back thousands of years and remains popular today. It has strong ties with tradition, and provides insight into Chinese philosophies about nature, religion, morality and government. This book examines traditional auspicious patterns as well as those that combine motifs from different categories.

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An examination of traditional auspicious patterns from China

Synopsis:

In China, decorating with auspicious patterns dates back thousands of years and remains popular today. It has strong ties with tradition, and provides insight into Chinese philosophies about nature, religion, morality and government. This book examines traditional auspicious patterns as well as those that combine motifs from different categories.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Zhu Wenandlt;/bandgt; works as an architect in Shanghai. She has contributed to the design of many important structures and published several books.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Liu Shenghuiandlt;/bandgt; began working as a professional photographer in 1997, and has published over thirty photographic collections related to interior design in China.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781602201194
Author:
Wen, Zhu
Publisher:
Shanghai Book Traders
Photographer:
Shenghui, Liu
Author:
Jianxin, Cao
Author:
Wei, Ji
Author:
Shenghui, Liu
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
chinese decorating; interior design, chinese art; chinese patterns; feng shui
Subject:
chinese decorating ; interior design, chinese art ; chinese patterns
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Discovering China
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
more than 130 color photographs
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Asia and Far East
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Chinese
Arts and Entertainment » Art » History and Criticism
History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology

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