Anthony J. Allen - Authentication of Ancient Chinese Bronzes - 2001

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Anthony J. Allen - Authentication of Ancient Chinese Bronzes - 2001
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Allen's Authentication of Ancient Chinese Bronzes
171 pages
Color photos
Hard cover
31 x 22 cm
1,090 kg
English

Mint Condition

This book starts with a brief introduction to Chinese bronzes and bronze casting techniques of the Shang to Han dynasties, circa 3,800 to 1,800 years ago. Subsequent chapters discuss authentication techniques generally, with brief sections on the use and practically of metallurgical, x-ray, thermoluminescence, carbon 14, high power microscopy and digital scanning scientific procedures. Later chapters discuss patination and corrosion, positive visual considerations in authentication, inscriptions and inlaid designs. A lengthy catalogue of what Allen calls 'affordable' bronzes, is followed by a chapter entitled 'Fakes and Forgeries and Their Detection'.

In this book, crammed with over 250 color illustrations, including many close-ups and x-rays, Allen shows not only numerous ancient Chinese bronzes, but also the bane of every collector and dealer's life; the fake made intentionallly to deceive.

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Objekt
Buch
Anzahl der Bücher
1
Thema
Kunst
Autor/ Illustrator
Anthony J. Allen
Buchtitel
Authentication of Ancient Chinese Bronzes
Zustand
Wie neu
Erscheinungsjahr (ältestes Objekt)
2001
Ausgabe
Erstauflage
Sprache
Englisch
Originalsprache
Ja
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