Shop Signs of Imperial China

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Shop Signs of Imperial China

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Bold, gold calligraphy, three to five Chinese characters long, on a red board. You may have seen store names displayed this way in Chinatown, but did you know that this tradition of attention-getting signage traces back centuries in Imperial China? Learn more about these public works of art ranging from steam-bun sellers to bamboo-shoot peddlars to stores specialising in hemp-thread rope and more in this lavishly illustrated collection.

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产品描述

Bold, gold calligraphy, three to five Chinese characters long, on a red board. You may have seen store names displayed this way in Chinatown, but did you know that this tradition of attention-getting signage traces back centuries in Imperial China? Learn more about these public works of art ranging from steam-bun sellers to bamboo-shoot peddlars to stores specialising in hemp-thread rope and more in this lavishly illustrated collection.

其他信息

重量 1 lbs
Publisher

Foreign Languages Press (FLP)

Year Published

2005

ISBN

7119042106

ISBN 13

9787119042107

Size

8.5 x 8.5

Pages

160

Author

Wang Shucun

Language

English

Cover

Paperback

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