Table of contents for Cultural convergence in the Northern Qi period : a flamboyant Chinese ceramic container : a research monograph / Suzanne G. Valenstein.

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Introduction									vii
Maps										x
Chronology									xiv
I. Ceramics with Flamboyant Ornamentation				0	
 Celadon-Glazed Stonewares						0
 Low-Fired Glazed Earthenwares					0
 Ancillary Ceramics							0
II. Historical Context: Research Notes					0
 Shape									0 
 Ornamental Motifs							0
 Motifs on the Body						0
 Foliate Architectural Column or Tree				0
 Reflected Image						0 
 		Monster Mask							0
 Ji Character							0
 Bird Head							0 
 Feline Head							0
 Bird with Feline						0
 Symbolism: Animals of the Four Directions		0	
 Animal-Head Leg						0
 Paw-Shaped Foot						0
 Motifs on the Lid							0
 Lotus-Medallion Knob					0
 Beaded Ring 							0	
 Five-Petaled Palmette						0
 Beaded Medallion						0
 Bifurcated Knob						0 
 Pseudo-Lotus Flower						0
 Frontal Head within Pearl Beading				0 
III. Cultural Influences							0
 Shang and Zhou Dynasties						0
 Eurasian Nomads							0
 State of Chu								0
 Khotanese Earthenwares						0
 Buddhism								0
 Cultural Influences: From the West to the East 	0
IV. The Gao Family and the Northern Qi Dynasty 			0
 Xianbei								0
 	 Gao Family History							0
 Gao Family Connections						0
V. Questions								0
 Function								0
 	 Ownership								0
VI. Observations								0
 Glossaries								0
 References Cited							0
 Index									0

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Containers -- China.
Pottery, Chinese -- To 618.
Pottery -- New York (State) -- New York.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.).