lacquer screen

a Chinese detective story
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Statementwith ten illustrations drawn by the author in Chinese style.
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. :
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Open LibraryOL16123450M

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Dee's lively thieving friends furnish some vital clues to this strange and fascinating jigsaw."-—Brand: University of Chicago Press.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Lacquer Screen is a gong'an detective novel written by Robert van Gulik and set in Imperial China (the early decades of the Tang Dynasty).It is a fiction based on the real character of Judge Dee (Ti Jen-chieh or Di Renjie), a magistrate and statesman of the Tang court, who lived roughly – AD.

The book features fourteen illustrations by the : Gong'an fiction, Mystery novel. The Lacquer Screen: A Chinese Detective Story by Robert van Gulik. Dee novels, with unusual historical richness in its portrayal of the China of the T'ang dynasty."-— New York Times Book Review "Even Judge Dee is baffled by Robert van Gulik's new mysteries in The Lacquer Screen.

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The book The Lacquer Screen: A Chinese Detective Story, Robert van Gulik is published by University of Chicago Press.

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Wet a very soft, clean cloth lightly and wring it out thoroughly. Excess water can. antique lacquer screen As trade flowed from East to West, lacquerware grew in popularity and became a very significant import to Europe from China.

This is one of a pair of Cantonese three-fold screens in our collection which are an extremely rare. "One of the most satisfyingly devious of the Judge Dee novels, with unusual historical richness in its portrayal of the China of the T'ang dynasty."-—New York Times Book Review "Even Judge Dee is baffled by Robert van Gulik's new mysteries in The Lacquer Screen.

The Lacquer Screen Author Robert van Gulik Format/binding Hardback Book condition Used - Good- Jacket condition Good-Quantity available 1 Edition First Binding Hardcover Publisher Heinemann Place of Publication London Date published Keywords Crime Mystery ThrillerBook Edition: First.

The Lacquer Screen A Chinese Detective Story (Book): Gulik, Robert Hans van, Early in his career, Judge Dee visits a senior magistrate who shows him a beautiful lacquer screen on which a scene of lovers has been mysteriously altered to show the man stabbing his lover.

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Get this from a library. The lacquer screen. [Robert Hans van Gulik; Frank Muller] -- Judge Dee and his lieutenant establish themselves incognito among the underworld of Y'Ping to reveal the secret hidden in the four panels of the lacquer screen.

Takes place at the beginning of Judge. Coromandel lacquer is a type of Chinese lacquerware, latterly mainly made for export, so called only in the West because it was shipped to European markets via the Coromandel coast of south-east India, where the Dutch East Indies Company (VOC) and its rivals from a number of European powers had bases in the 18th century.

The most common type of object made in the style. During the eighteenth century, artistic exchange was made possible by travel and trade. As trade flowed from East to West, lacquerware grew in popularity and became a very significant import to Europe from China.

This single Cantonese eight-panel screen is an extremely rare and valuable example of Chinese export art. Many successive layers of lacquer were applied onto wood to.

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When this lacquer screen was unearthed, there are five better preserved pieces. Originally, there should be paintings on both sides. The down side was seriously corroded and hard to distinguish, the up side is well preserved.

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A new collector’s guide to Japanese lacquer. Lacquer has been used in Japanese art for thousands of years.

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The origins of Japanese lacquer. which is a very different experience to looking at it on a computer screen or in a book. The lacquerers usually applied exactly the same level of attention to detail to larger objects as they did.

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This type of large lacquer screen is generally referred to as 'Coromandel screen'. The earliest use of this term seems to be inin a Parisian auction catalogue (Camille Gronkowski, Le gout chinois en France: les paravents en laque de Coromandel, Renaissance de l'art francais no.5,p, quoted in Chou p, NAL press mark C).

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