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Art of Rhinocerous Horn Carving in China

Art of Rhinocerous Horn Carving in China


Types of horn, stories of rhinos, techniques of carving, symbolism etc is all explained.

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Artikelcode: 5535

 

288 pages
color photos
Hard cover with dust jacket
31 x 22,50 cm
English

An outstanding illustrated survey of carvings from some of the worlds finest and most unusual private and personal collections. For more than 2000 years the delicate carved horn cups were valued for magical properties. Types of horn, stories of rhinos, techniques of carving, symbolism etc is all explained with the help of colour photographs and diagrams. This hardback book has 288 pages.