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Wang Shucun

Shop Signs Of Imperial China

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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  • Foreign Language Press

  • 2006

  • English

  • 160 Pages

  • Paperback

  • 7.87 x 5.51 x 1.57 inches

  • 7119042106

  • 9787119042107

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