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The emperor"s private paradise treasures from the Forbidden City by Nancy Zeng Berliner

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Published by Peabody Essex Museum, In association with Yale University Press in Salem, Mass, New Haven [Conn.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buildings, structures,
  • Architectural Decoration and ornament,
  • Art collections,
  • Palaces,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Chinese Gardens,
  • Forbidden City (Beijing, China)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNancy Berliner ; with Marc C. Eliott ... [et al.].
ContributionsElliott, Mark C., Peabody Essex Museum, World Monuments Fund (New York, N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), Gu gong bo wu yuan (China), Milwaukee Art Museum
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA1547.B45 B49 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24905879M
ISBN 100300163894
ISBN 109780300163896, 9780875772218
LC Control Number2010925513
OCLC/WorldCa601346900

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