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Scientific Research in the Field of Asian Art: Proceedings of the First Forbes Symposium at the Freer Gallery of Art

Edited by Paul Jett with Janet G. Douglas, Blythe McCarthy, and John Winter

Publisher: Archetype Publications with the Freer Gallery of Art
Subject: 1. Art and science 2. Asia-Antiquities 3. Asian art 4. Forbes 5. Scientific research
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Hardcover
Language: English
Pages: 207
ISBN: 1-873132-38-7


Contents

Connections between Islam, Europe, and the Far East in the Early Medieval Period: The Evidence of Jewelry Technology
Jack OGDEN

Studies on Archaeological Ambers in Japan
Masanori SATO, Mitsuru MIMURA, and Kazuo YAMASAKI

Feathers of Blue on a Field of Gold: Chinese Ornament with Kingfisher-Feather Cloisonné
Blythe MCCARTHY and Ellen Salzman CHASE

Two Stages of Studies of Bronze Casting in Ancient China
SU Rongyu

Chinese Cast Iron through Twenty-Five Hundred Years
P. T. CRADDOCK , M. L. WAYMAN, H. WANG, and C. MICHAELSON

A Study of the Making of Bronze Weapons in the Wu and Yue States During the Eastern Zhou Period in China
LIAN Haiping and TAN Derui

Metallurgical Analysis of Metal Cauldrons from Xinjiang, Northwest China
MEI Jianjun

Tinned Belt Plaques of the Sixth to Fifth Century B.C.E. from Gansu Province, China: A Technical Study
MA Qinglin and D. A SCOTT

The Manufacturing Technique of Ferrous Artifacts Excavated From Xianbei Gravesite at Lamadong Village of Liaoning Province
CHEN Jianli, HAN Rubin, and WAN Xin

A Study of Later Chinese Metalwork
Michael COWELL, Susan LA NIECE, and Jessica RAWSON

Medieval Islamic Metal Technology
Susan LA NIECE

A Scientific Study of Twin Japanese Bronze Mirrors
Ryu MURAKAMI, Masaaki SAWADA, W. T. CHASE, and P. JETT

A Millennium of Khmer Bronze Metallurgy: Analytical Studies of Bronze Artifacts from the Musée Guimet and the Phnom Penh National Museum
David BOURGARIT, Benoit MILLE, Thierry BOREL, Pierre BAPTISTE, and Thierry ZÉPHIR

Trace Elements in North Indian and Tibetan Statuettes of Copper Alloys
Josef RIEDERER

New Evidence for the Historical Context of Buddhist Bronzes from Swat Valley, Northern Pakistan
Chandra L. REEDY

Scientific Investigations of an Enthroned Buddha from Kashmir
John TWILLEY

Pigments on Japanese Ukiyo-e Paintings in the Freer Gallery of Art
Elisabeth West FITZHUGH

East Asian Painting Pigments: Recent Progress and Remaining Problems
John WINTER, Jennifer GIACCAI, and Marco LEONA

Five Protective Goddesses (Pancaraksha): A Study of Color Notations and Pigments
Kate DUFFY and Jacki ELGAR