Table of contents for Chinese art : a guide to motifs and visual imagery / Patricia Bjaaland Welch.


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Introduction
1. Symbols from Nature: Plants and Flowers; Fruits, Vegetables, Kernels and Seeds;
Minerals; Birds, Real and Imaginary; Insects, Reptiles, Fish and Amphibians; Animals,
Real and Imaginary
2. Mortal and Religious Beings: Children; Male Figures, Individuals and Groups; Buddhist Deities and Figures; Female Figures
3. Inanimate Objects: Borders and Other Patterns; Chinese Characters; Colors; Numbers; Religious Images and Symbols; Inanimate Objects
Bibliography
Museums with Chinese Collections
Index and Glossary



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Symbolism in art -- China.
Decoration and ornament -- China.