Burnished Beauty: The Art of Stone in Early Southeast Asia. Scant attention has been paid to the place of jade and related hard stones in the prehistoric Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age civilizations of Southeast Asia.  170 color illustrations of artfacts drawn from 15 public and private collections highlight the beauthy and diversity of jade/hard stone objects created for domestic use, or for ritual and personal adornment, in the early (5000-1000BCE) societies in Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia, Philippines and Taiwan.  Partly bilingual in Chinese.

Burnished Beauty: The Art of Stone in Early Southeast Asia

SKU: 030383
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    Frape, Christopher J. (ed)
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    Orchid Press

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