To deepen the understanding of cultural and social background of the Bronzewares from Shang to Jin Dynasties
The Palace Museum’s Essential Collection
Selected 203 Bronzewares from Shang to Jin Dynasties
The Palace Museum, the Forbidden City, has a comprehensive collection of the world's largest treasury of ancient Chinese art. The Museum is an abundant resource for anyone who are interested in Chinese paintings, ceramic wares, jade wares, calligraphy, furniture, and other valuable treasures.
This title offers descriptions of a selected collection of 203 bronzeware pieces from Shang (1600 ─1046 B.C.) to Jin (265─420 A.D.) Dynasties, including a wide range of rare pieces like food vessels, musical instruments, wine vessels, mirrors, candleholders, and many others. It also features an introductory essay by the Museum's expert who explains the historical and artistic value of bronzeware.