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Collecting China


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Chapter 1 List of Illustrations Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 China and china: An Introduction to Materiality and a History of Collecting Part 4 Part I: China and the World: Romance and Praxis in Transcultural Collecting Chapter 5 Goncourt's China Cabinet: China Fantasy and a Nineteenth-Century French Collector Chapter 6 Robinson Crusoe's Earthenware Pot Chapter 7 What is Chinese About Ancient Artifacts?: Oracle Bones and the Transnational Collectors Hayashi Taisuke and Luo Zhenyu Chapter 8 Making Asia out of China: Okakura Kakuzo's Notions of Classicism Chapter 9 Selective Visions: Contemporary Collecting of Sino-Western Works on Paper at the Getty Part 10 Part II: China and the World: Art Market and Modern Trade Chapter 11 Exporting China: The Collecting Taste of William and Henry Walters Chapter 12 Rockefeller Home Decorating and Objects from China Chapter 13 A Passion for China: Henry Francis du Pont's Collection of Export Porcelain Chapter 14 From Market and Exhibition to University: Sir Percival David and the Institutionalization of Chinese Art History in England Chapter 15 There and Back Again: Material Objects at the First International Exhibitions of Chinese Art in Shanghai, London, and Nanjing, 1935-1936 Part 16 Part III: China and the World: When China Collected Chapter 17 Collecting the World: Sculptural Ensemble of Bestiary on General Huo Qubing's (140-117 BCE) Tumulus Chapter 18 Emporers and Scholars: Collecting Culture and Late Imperial Antiquarianism Chapter 19 Living with Art: The Yeh Family Collection and the Modern Practices of Chinese Collecting Chapter 20 Reflections: Notes on Collecting in the First Millennium of the Common Era: Perspectives from West of China Chapter 21 Bibliography Chapter 22 Notes on Contributors Chapter 23 Index

About the Author

Vimalin Rujivacharakul is assistant professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware.


Collections strong in Chinese history and culture as well as Chinese collecting need this! * Midwest Book Review *

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