Pearls of the Middle Kingdom by Heian International Inc

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Number of Pages170
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Open LibraryOL9149821M
ISBN 109575620151
ISBN 109789575620158

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Pearls of the Middle Kingdom (Taipei: National Palace Museum, ), p. 87 Collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei. Detail of anonymous painting, probably Ming.

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