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Splendour of the Qing Dynasty
Splendour of the Qing Dynasty

Published 1992
Pages: 519
Price: HK$292
ISBN: 962-215-107-8

Treasures of Chang'an – Capital of the Silk Road
Treasures of Chang'an – Capital of the Silk Road

Chang'an, which is known today as Xian, is a famous historical city in China. In the Han and Tang dynasties, Changan was not only the capital, but also the starting point of the Silk Road, the most important route of east-west commercial and cultural exchanges. This catalogue features 100 items of art from the Han to the Tang dynasties, selected from seven museums in Xian. They include painted pottery figures, sancai wares, porcelain wares, gold and silver wares, bronzes, silk fabrics, stone sculptures and architectural elements.

Published 1993
Pages: 271
Price: HK$160
ISBN: 962-215-117-5

Chinese Snuff Bottles – A Miniature Art from the Collection of Mary and George Bloch
Chinese Snuff Bottles – A Miniature Art from the Collection of Mary and George Bloch

This catalogue features 370 items of snuff bottles and related utensils selected from the Collection of Mary and George Bloch. The exhibits include snuff bottles made of porcelain, glass, jade, agate, crystal, coloured and semi-precious stones, gold, copper, enamel, gourd, bamboo, wood, ivory and other materials.

Published 1994
Pages: 442
Price: HK$380
ISBN: 962-215-121-3

Selected Works of Contemporary Yixing Potters
Selected Works of Contemporary Yixing Potters

The catalogue features 49 items of refined Yixing tea ware created by 49 contemporary Yixing potters and artists.  It includes the works of art by the National Masters of Arts and Crafts of China such as Xu Xiutang, Wang Yinxian and Li Changhong.  They demonstrate the development and achievement of the contemporary Yixing pottery.

Published 1994
Pages: 88
Price: HK$90
ISBN: 962-215-122-1

Song Ceramics from the Kwan Collection
Song Ceramics from the Kwan Collection

The catalogue features 205 pieces of Song and Yuan ceramics selected from the Simon Kwan Collection including wares of Ru, Guan, Ge, Ding, Jun, the five most reputable kilns of the Song dynasty.

Published 1994
Pages: 455
Price: HK$230
ISBN: 962-215-123-10

Ancient Chinese Tea Wares
Ancient Chinese Tea Wares

Published 1994
Pages: 240
Price: HK$160
ISBN: 962-215-127-2

Heavens Embroidered Cloths – One Thousand Years of Chinese Textiles
Heavens Embroidered Cloths – One Thousand Years of Chinese Textiles

The catalougue features 200 items of Chinese textiles dating from the Song to the Qing dynasty. Exhibits are drawn from collections of members of the Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, the textile collection of the Hong Kong Museum of Art, as well as other eminent public collections including the Liaoning Proivincial Museum and the Danish National Museum. Examples of brocade, kesi and embroidery are included. The catalogue also includes scholarly essays contributed by specialists from China and the USA.

Published 1995
Pages: 364; Plates: 160
Price: HK$300
ISBN: 962-215-133-7

Emerald-like blue hue Rises: Chinese Ceramics *
Emerald-like blue hue Rises: Chinese Ceramics *

This catalogue features 25 pieces of rare Chinese ceramics generously donated by the K.S. Lo Foundation.  The donated pieces of ceramics, dated from the Song dynasty to the Ming dynasty, include wares of the 5 famous kilns of the Song dynasty such as the Ru ware washer, the Ding ware bowl with carved lotus decoration.  In addition, there are refined pieces produced in kilns like Longquan and Cizhou as well as Jingdezhen.

Published 1995
Pages: 71; Plates: 63
Price: HK$85
ISBN: 962-215-140-0

In Pursuit of Antiquities – 35th Anniversary Exhibition of the Min Chiu Society
In Pursuit of Antiquities – 35th Anniversary Exhibition of the Min Chiu Society

The catalogue features 282 works of Chinese art in a wide variety of media including Chinese painting and calligraphy, jade, ceramics, furniture and other decorative art on loan from the members of the Min Chiu Society.

Published 1995
Pages: 312; Plates: 414
Price: HK$260
ISBN: 962-215-141-8

Engraved Calligraphy: Selected seals donated by the K.S. Lo Foundation *
Engraved Calligraphy: Selected seals donated by the K.S. Lo Foundation *

This catalogue features 84 pieces of seal selection generously donated by the K.S. Lo Foundation.  The works dated from the Ming dynasty to the 20th century including works carved by Cheng Sui of the Ming dynasty and Qing carvers such as Qi Baishi and the 8 Masters of Xiling, as well as carvers of Guangdong. The tianhuang stone seal carved by Cheng Shi is the most precious piece among the collection.

Published 1996
Pages: 144; Plates: 90
Price: HK$210
ISBN: 962-215-145-0

Chinese Jade Animals
Chinese Jade Animals

The catalogue features 180 items of jade carving dating from the Neolithic period to the Qing dynasty. Exhibits, confined exclusively to animals in the round, are selected from both public and private collections, including those from the British Museum, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, as well as other superb private collections.

Published 1996
Pages: 189; Plates: 181
Price: HK$130
ISBN: 962-215-142-6

From Beijing to Versaille
From Beijing to Versaille

The exhibition catalogue "From Beijing to Versailles: Artistic Relations between China and France" features 147 works of art dating from the 2nd century BC to the 18th century, ranging from porcelain, enamel wares, court paintings and engravings, from the collection of Musée National des Arts Asistiques-Guimet and other French institutions. Such a fine selection provides a comprehensive survey that traces the history of cultural exchange between China and France.

Published 1997
Pages: 380; Plates: 147
Price: HK$530
ISBN: 962-215-151-5

National Treasures – Gems of China's Cultural Relics
National Treasures – Gems of China's Cultural Relics

The fully illustrated catalogue features 163 items of art works selected from cream collections of 33 museums and cultural institutes in China. Exhibits are in a wide range of media and cover all the major periods from the Neolithic period down through the centuries to the Qing dynasty.

Published 1997
Pages: 400; Plates: 270
Price: HK$300
ISBN: 962-215-155-8

Warring States Treasures – Cultural Relics from the State of Zhongshan, Hebei Province
Warring States Treasures – Cultural Relics from the State of Zhongshan, Hebei Province

The catalogue features a fine selection of 120 items of Chinese antiquities from the Hebei Provincial Museum. The exquisite artifacts were excavated from the State of Zhongshan of the Warring States Period. Zhongshan was established by a nomadic group called the Baiki. Exhibits include inlaid bronzes, jade, stone and pottery wares.

Published 1999
Pages: 253; Plates: 120
Price: HK$150
ISBN: 962-215-166-3

Buddhist Sculptures – New Discoveries from Qingzhou, Shandong Province
Buddhist Sculptures – New Discoveries from Qingzhou, Shandong Province

The catalogue features a selection of 100 items of Buddhist sculptures discovered in the ruins of the Longxing Temple in Qingzhou, Shandong Province. Many of them are dated from the Northern Wei, Eastern Wei and Northern Qi dynasties. Exhibits include complete figurines of Buddha, Bodhisattvas, and Luohan (Arhats).

Published 2001
Pages: 343; Plates: 207
Price: HK$400
ISBN: 962-215-173-6

In Pursuit of Antiquities – 40th Anniversary Exhibition of the Min Chiu Society
In Pursuit of Antiquities – 40th Anniversary Exhibition of the Min Chiu Society

The catalogue features 240 works of Chinese art in a wide variety of media including Chinese painting and calligraphy, jade, ceramics, bronze wares and other decorative art on loan from the members of the Min Chiu Society.

Published 2001
Pages: 348; Plates: 382
Price: HK$230
ISBN: 962-215-716-0

Yixing Purple Clay Wares *
Yixing Purple Clay Wares *

This catalogue features a selection of 118 pieces of Yixing ware from the K.S. Lo Collection which includes teapots, teacups, figurines and objects from the scholar's studio dated from the Ming dynasty to the 20th century. Vessels created by Chen Yongqing of the Ming dynasty and the works of art collaborated between scholar Chen Hongshou and potters Yang Pengnian and Shao Erquan of the Qing dynasty in addition to the export ware to the European and South East Asian markets are also found in this catalogue.

Reprinted 2002
Pages: 182; Plates: 118
Price: HK$130
ISBN: 962-215-124-8

Origins of Chinese Civilization – Cultural Relics from Henan Province
Origins of Chinese Civilization – Cultural Relics from Henan Province

The catalogue to the exhibition "Origins of Chinese Civilization – Cultural Relics from Henan Province" features superb illustrations of more than 100 artefacts selected from museums and cultural institutes in Henan Province, including bronze, jade and pottery ware, to provide readers with a fascinating glimpse of how ancient Chinese civilization developed and the contribution made in Henan to China's outstanding cultural and artistic achievements.

Reprinted 2002
Pages: 304; Plates: 108
Price: HK$270
ISBN: 962-215-180-9

Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth: Gems of Antiquities Collections in Hong Kong
Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth: Gems of Antiquities Collections in Hong Kong

The exhibition series "Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth: Gems of Antiquities Collections in Hong Kong" is an on-going cooperative project with private collectors. Since 2001, over 1,200 items of Chinese antiquities of the finest quality has been featured, a large proportion of them being important loans from prominent local collectors. This exhibition handbook is a comprehensive record of the exhibition series comprising Ceramics, Lacquer, Bamboo, Wood, Ivory, Rhinoceros Horn, Bronze, Gold and Jade, presenting the chronological development of each type of art and craft, and explaining the technical and artistic features.

Published 2004
Pages: 176; Plates: 208
Price: HK$110
ISBN: 962-215-190-6

Auspicious Emblems: Chinese Cultural Treasures – 45th Anniversary Exhibition of the Min Chiu Society
Auspicious Emblems: Chinese Cultural Treasures – 45th Anniversary Exhibition of the Min Chiu Society

The catalogue features 226 works of Chinese art in a wide variety of media including Chinese painting and calligraphy, jade, ceramics, glass, lacquer, enamel, as well as carvings in bamboo, wood, ivory and horn. On loan from members of the Min Chiu Society, these items are decorated with auspicious motifs that vividly reflect and interpret the benign beliefs inherent in Chinese culture.

Published 2005
Pages: 368; Plates: 226
Price: HK$250
ISBN: 962-215-198-1

The Grandeur of Chinese Art Treasures: Min Chiu Society Golden Jubilee Exhibition
The Grandeur of Chinese Art Treasures: Min Chiu Society Golden Jubilee Exhibition

The catalogue features 340 works of Chinese art in a wide variety of media including Chinese painting and calligraphy, ceramics, jade carvings and ornaments, metalware, enamelware, lacquerware, bamboo carving, wood carving, rhinoceros horn carving, glassware, snuff bottles, furniture and scholarly objects on loan from the members of the Min Chiu Society.

Published 2010
Pages: 495; Plates: 340
Price: HK$305
ISBN: 978-962-215-225-0

A Lofty Retreat from the Red Dust: The Secret Garden of Emperor Qianlong
A Lofty Retreat from the Red Dust: The Secret Garden of Emperor Qianlong

Published 2012
Pages: 287; Plates: 203
Price: HK$205
ISBN: 978-962-215-235-9

Ming and Qing Chinese Arts from the C. P. Lin Collection
Ming and Qing Chinese Arts from the C. P. Lin Collection

Published 2014
Pages: 368; Plates: 230
Price: HK$250
ISBN: 978-962-215-241-0

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