Collections of Patterns in China
Author: Wu Shan
Publisher: Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Co. Ltd.
Time of Publication:August, 2009
Number of Pages:1776
Brief Introduction:With a total of 4 volumes, around 400,000 Chinese characters, 300 color pictures, 20,900 rubbings and hand line drawings, the book is a comprehensive display and summary of ancient Chinese patterns. From the Neolithic to the end of feudal society, patterns of ceramics, bronzes, jade, lacquer, embroidery and architectural decoration in the 8,000 years are covered. The book is both an academic and historic study of ancient Chinese patterns and a picture bank for professional art designers. More than 5,000 sets of books have been sold, making it unusually popular.
Its range of pattern collection includes cera…