Scholars Rocks in Ancient China : The Suyuan Stone Collection

Scholars Rocks in Ancient China : The Suyuan Stone Collection

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 163 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9789745240162
  • DDC分類 709

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Scholars' rocks - or Gongshi - have been collected in China for over 1500 years, and are the rare natural stones bearing an inimitable beauty that are objects of contemplation to raise the level of consciousness of the viewer. This guide to these objects presents 160 colour photographs. Scholars' rocks - or Gongshi - have been collected in China for over 1500 years, and are the rare natural stones bearing an inimitable beauty that are objects of contemplation to raise the level of consciousness of the viewer. They served as a means of spiritual enjoyment for the literati,

Table of Contents

Preface                                            vii
Acknowledgments ix
Chronology of Dynastic China x
1 Introduction 1 (4)
2 Lin Youlin and His Suyuan Stone Catalogue 5 (4)
3 Selected Passages and Commentary 9 (66)
4 The Collection and Appreciation of 75 (66)
Scholars' Stones
5 Mi Wanzhong's Stone Collection 141(5)
6 Selected Ancient Writings on Stones 146(6)
Notes 152(2)
Character List 154(4)
Bibliography 158(1)
Index 159