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Shipwrecked : Tang treasures and monsoon winds / edited by Regina Krahl ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Alison Effeny ... [et al.].

Publication:
Washington, D.C. : Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution ; Singapore : National Heritage Board : Singapore Tourism Board, c2010.
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xix, 307 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 32 cm.
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Other Title:
Tang treasures and monsoon winds
Subjects:
Treasure troves -- Indonesia -- Billiton Island -- Exhibitions.
Shipwrecks -- Indonesia -- Billiton Island -- Exhibitions.
Luxuries -- China -- Exhibitions.
Pottery, Chinese -- Tang-Five dynasties, 618-960 -- Exhibitions.
Porcelain, Chinese -- Tang-Five dynasties, 618-960 -- Exhibitions.
Trade routes -- Asia -- Exhibitions.
Art Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands (Singapore) -- Exhibitions.
Billiton Island (Indonesia) -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
China -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Contents:
Introduction : ships in the Nanhai / Wang Gungwu
Rare and strange goods : international trade in ninth-century Asia / John Guy
Dating the Belitung shipwreck / J. Keith Wilson and Michael Flecker
Chinese ceramics in the late Tang dynasty / Regina Krahl
Pearl cups like the moon : the Abbasid reception of Chinese ceramics / Jessica Hallett
Metal objects on the Belitung shipwreck / François Louis
A ninth-century Arab shipwreck in Indonesia : the first archaeological evidence of direct trade with China / Michael Flecker
The jewel of Muscat : reconstructing a ninth-century sewn-plank boat / Tom Vosmer
The navigational route of the Belitung shipwreck and the late Tang ceramic trade / Hsieh Ming-liang
Tang dynasty Changsha ceramics / Liu Yang
White ware with green décor / Hsieh Ming-liang
Chemical fingerprinting : tracing the origins of the green-splashed white ware / Li Baoping, Chen Yuh-shiow, and Nigel Wood
Green wares of southern China / Regina Krahl
White wares of northern China / Regina Krahl
Tang blue-and-white / Regina Krahl
Bronze mirrors / François Louis
Gold and silver wares on the Belitung shipwreck / Qi Dongfang.
Notes:
Published on the occasion of an exhibition opening at the ArtScience Museum, Singapore, Feb. 2011.
"Cloth edition distributed by Smithsonian Books through Random House"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-295) and index.
Contributor:
Krahl, Regina.
Effeny, Alison.
Art Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands (Singapore)
ISBN:
9780934686181 (pbk.)
0934686181 (pbk.)
9781588343055 (cloth)
1588343057 (cloth)
OCLC:
664519726