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art of rhinoceros horn carving in China =

[Chung-kuo ti hsi niu chiao tiao kʻo i shu]

by Jan Chapman

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Published by Christie"s Books in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Horn carving -- China -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-285) and index.

      Other titlesChung-kuo ti hsi niu chiao tiao kʻo i shu
      StatementJan Chapman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK6020.5.C6 C48 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6854032M
      ISBN 100903432579
      LC Control Number00361447

        Jan Chapman, The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, London, , p. , no. (interior) Lot Essay Not only is the subject matter on the present cup extremely rare but the extraordinary three-dimensional carving of the bird to the interior of the cup would appear to be unique.   The art historian Jan Chapman, author of "The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China," said associations between rhinoceros horn and long life .

      The rhinoceros has long been a prized hunting object as well, whether for its horn as a valuable ingredient in Asian medicine or as a coveted trophy by nineteenth-century big-game hunters such as Theodore Roosevelt, and the book explains how such practices have led to the rhino’s status as an endangered species. The result is a significant book about the causes of and response to wildlife crime. Chapman, J., The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China. Christie's Wine Publications. The World.

      Assembled over the last half century, this collection of rhinoceros horn carvings was assembled by Edward and Franklin Chow - respectively the grandfather and father of Nicolas Chow, Sotheby's International Head of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. The collection ranks among the finest in the world, and was started in when Edward Chow. Rhinoceros Art Print on Vintage Book Page Home Office Decor Gifts Rhino Horn. $ 8 left. Doctor Rhinoceros Behavior Novelty Diploma Gag Gift. $ 1 sold. Vintage 's Large Faux Rhino Tusk Animal Horn Sculpture. $ +$ shipping.


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Art of rhinoceros horn carving in China = by Jan Chapman Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China: Chung-Kuo TI Hsi Niu Chiao Tiao Ko I Shu [Chapman, Jan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China: Chung-Kuo TI Hsi Niu Chiao Tiao Ko I Shu5/5(1). The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China is an outstanding illustrated survey of pieces from some of the world's finest and most unusual private and public her years as Far Eastern Curator at the Chester Beatty Library Collection, Jan Chapman established a unique system of categorization for these rare objects.

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Free shipping for many products!End date: The Rhinoceros Species The Carving Technique The Carvings Classified by Type --Pt. Rhinoceros Horn Carvings The Carvers Classification by Surface Decoration The Dating of Carvings --Pt.

III. The Impact and Influence of Rhinoceros Horn Carving The Influence of Rhinoceros Horn Carving on Chinese Art In prehistoric times, China was home to the gigantic one-horned Elasmotherium, which survived until the late Pleistocene, becoming extinct as late as ab years has been speculated that the Chinese "unicorn", known as the qilin or zhi is a cultural memory of the Elasmotherium.A wooden sculpture of a charging bull-like creature with a huge single horn, similar to modern.

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The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China by Jan Chapman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. - Explore 1j5zlt1iwacptq8's board "Rhinoceros Horn Carving", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Rhinoceros, Carving, Horns pins. Rhinoceros horn carving is a gem in the rich repertoire of Chinese art.

Its great value is not only on the scarcity of the material, but also on the participation of scholars of Ming Dynasty in the production resulting in the blending of techniques and styles with bamboo, wood, metal and jade carvings, which gave rise to a host of innovative.

Rhinoceros horn carving is a gem of Chinese art. Its great value is not only the scarcity of the material, but also the participation of Ming Dynasty scholars()in the production. Rhino horn is also highly sought after as a fine art carving material in China (Chapman, ), used to make cups, bowls, hairpins, thumb rings, as well as other functional or ornamental items.

These items are typically sold in the art and antiques market. In China, rhinoceros horns have been rare treasures since ancient times. They are used as medicine or carved into objects of high artistic value.

Despite numerous textual references, no rhinoceros. The trade of rhinoceros horns has been illegal in China since and is illegal in the United States under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. 11 The art of rhinoceros horn carving fueled the poaching of rhinoceroses, leading to their destruction in China and endangerment throughout Africa.

The trade and transportation of antique rhinoceros horn. - Explore plcombs's board "Carved Chinese Rhinoceros Horns, Carve Rhino Horns", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Rhinoceros, Horns, Carving pins. The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China. Christies Books, London.

ISBN Emslie, R. & Brooks, M. African Rhino. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC African Rhino Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. ISBN Most of rhinoceros horn cups available today come from the Ming () or Qing () Dynasties. Despite the numerous praises and mentions in Ming literati's notes of the cups, that the material was hard to come by was perhaps the very reason that there were no artisans devoted to this single art.

Chinese culture has a long-standing history and Chinese art is held in high esteem worldwide. In addition to ceramics, bronzes, calligraphy, paintings and carvings of bamboo, ivory, jade and other stones, is an important category of works of art - rhinoceros horn : Thomas Fok.

Horn Carving: Generally speaking "tooth and horn carving" refers to objects carved out of animal teeth and horns, and in the circle of collectors, it refers specifically to works carved out of ivory and rhinoceros. Rhinoceros horn might not be the most politically correct of collectibles but it is much in vogue with Chinese buyers and proved a $, commodity at two Asian art auctions this week.

Most of rhinoceros horn cups available today come from Ming (~) or Qing (~) dynasties. Despite the numerous praises and mentions in Ming literati's notes of the cups, that the material was hard to come by was perhaps the very reason that there were no artisans devoted to this single art.

For examples of related full-tip rhinoceros horn cups see one on loan in the Durham University Oriental Museum, illustrated in Jan Chapman, The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, London,p. 73, pl. 38, where the author notes that the cup may have been commissioned by a European who demanded the largest and longest possible horn with.The design highlights the decoration at the tip of the horn instead that on the base.

This type of rhinoceros horn animal cup is extremely rare and only a few other examples are known to exist. Jan Chapman lists four examples in her book, Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, London,nos.

Signed Bao Tiancheng and bearing a Wanli.Bamboo, Wood, Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Carvings, Hong Kong,nos; four in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, with one illustrated by n, ibid., pl; one in the Shanghai Museum and another in the collection of Harvard University Art Museum, illustrated by in Connoisseurship of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, Hong.