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Jades of the Liangzhu culture

Zhixin Sun

Jades of the Liangzhu culture

by Zhixin Sun

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Published by UMI in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jade -- China -- History -- To 221 B.C.,
  • Jade art objects -- China -- History -- To 221 B.C.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementZhixin Sun.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 246 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17883890M

    Chinese jade, any of the carved-jade objects produced in China from the Neolithic Period (c. – bce) onward. The Chinese have historically regarded carved-jade objects as intrinsically valuable, and they metaphorically equated jade with purity and indestructibility. Jade occupies a special. Qijia Jades: Donations by Ms. Wo-Chun Fan Qijia culture, approximately lasted from to BCE, is an important prehistoric culture around the upper Huanghe region. Qijia jades are one of the representatives of prehistoric Western China jades, paralleling the jade culture in Hongshan and Liangzhu of Eastern China.

    Liangzhu Culture contextualises Liangzhu in broad socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and provides new, first-hand data to help explain the development and structure of this early urban centre. Among its many insights, the volume reveals how elites used jade as a means of acquiring social power, and how Liangzhu and its centre stand in.   Now, more than jades produced during the Chinese Stone Age (ca. ― BCE) are globally accessible through our new online catalogue Jades for Life and Death. Most of these works were produced by the Neolithic Liangzhu culture (ca. ― BCE), the most prolific and advanced center for jade production in ancient China. Although most of Liangzhu's contemporaries have some jade, 90 per cent of all the cong and bi jades recovered are, by far, of the highest quality and exclusively from the Liangzhu sites. The jade artifacts unearthed in the Liangzhu Culture are big in size and symmetrical in shape and are especially well known for their exquisite low relief.

    Palace Museum, Beijing Jade, Book I, II & III. Hong Kong, Complete collection of jades in the Palace Museum, Beijing. Chinese text. Rawson, Jessica, Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing. London, One of the best books on Chinese jade published in English. ISBN. 0 3. Scott, Rosemary (ed), Chinese Jades. Colloquies on.   Subscribe Book Shop Travel With Us SmartNews History Science Ingenuity Arts The first is dedicated to jades from the neolithic Liangzhu culture (ca. BC). Author: Jess Righthand. Bi disc, Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture ( BCE) B60J "Bi discs"are ritual jade objects found in Neolithic tomb sites. Chinese sources state that the discs symbolized the sky or the heavens, but these texts are from the Bronze Age, and the original significance of the discs remains a matter of debate.


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedThe Liangzhu culture and social significance of cong and pdf The Liangzhu culture is defined geographically as centered in the area of Lake Tai, extending Author: Elizabeth Childs-Johnson.Download pdf / Rosemary E.

Scott --A theory of the three origins of jade culture in Ancient China / Teng Shu-pʹing --Understanding the burial rituals of the Hongshan culture through jade / Guo Dashun (edited by Ming Wilson) --A study of jades of the Liangzhu culture: the functions of Liangzhu jades based on evidence from tomb no.

20 at Fanshan. Jade items from this culture ebook excavated in Zhejian Province, Jiangsu Province, and Shanghai. The items that were excavated from Liangzhu cultural sites had unique carvings and designs and were made with special techniques. Jade from the Liangzhu culture is characterized by finely worked large ritual jades.