Chinese Arts and Crafts, Paperback Book

Chinese Arts and Crafts Paperback

Part of the Introductions to Chinese Culture series


Chinese arts and crafts enjoy a unique reputation in the history of material culture and civilisation.

For several thousand years, crafts have echoed the rhythm of daily life in China.

From rural society to the imperial court, these crafts have served a practical purpose, constantly evolving with changes in lifestyle.

In this illustrated introduction Hang Jian and Guo Qiuhui discuss the colorful history and development of distinctive Chinese crafts, including ceramics, furniture, clothing and decorative arts.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 202 pages, 170 colour illus.
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Oriental art
  • ISBN: 9780521186551

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