Chinese Motifs of Good Fortune

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Chinese Motifs of Good Fortune

Photographer: Liu Shenghui / Translated by: Cao Jianxin
In China, decorating with auspicious patterns dates back thousands of years and remains popular today. It has strong ties with tradition, and provides insight into Chinese philosophies about nature, religion, morality and government. This book examines traditional auspicious patterns as well as those that combine motifs from different categories.
  • Shanghai Press | 
  • 144 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781602201194 | 
  • March 2011

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