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Chinese Motifs and Designs
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Chinese Motifs and Designs

by Joseph D'Addetta
 

Recapture the Splendor and Grace of China's Artistic Traditions
The elegance of Chinese design is based on four timeless principles: spirit, rhythm, life, and movement. This unparalleled treasury includes 313 traditional Chinese motifs, immortal embellishments rendered from genuine objets d'art found in the world's finest collections. Spanning some 3,000

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Recapture the Splendor and Grace of China's Artistic Traditions
The elegance of Chinese design is based on four timeless principles: spirit, rhythm, life, and movement. This unparalleled treasury includes 313 traditional Chinese motifs, immortal embellishments rendered from genuine objets d'art found in the world's finest collections. Spanning some 3,000 years, from 1300 B.C. to the late nineteenth century, these remarkable designs — taken from textiles, ceramics, bronzes, furniture, and more — include
• Flowers and Plants
• Wave and Cloud Forms
• Medallions
• Animal Life
• Chinese Symbols
• Traditional Repeating Patterns
• Fascinating Symmetrical Designs, and more!
Rich with enduring cultural beauty, each royalty-free motif will offer today's artists and designers fresh creative insight and revitalized inspiration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486998633
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
11/02/2007
Series:
Dover Electronic Clip Art Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
900,177
Product dimensions:
8.29(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.16(d)

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