Arts of Asia
Study Guide 5
Part II: Chinese Art
The First Chinese Empire: The Dynasty of Qin
Qinshi huangdi [The First Emperor
of Qin], reigned 221-207 b.c.
, earthenware, from the tomb of the First Emperor of Qin, ca. 210 b.c. Lee 71-
72. Tomb located near Xi'an at Lishan.
Chariot, Driver and Horses
, bronze, from the tomb of the First Emperor of Qin, ca. 210
b.c. Lee 73.
The Arts of the Han Dynasty
I. The Court and the Aristocracy of the the Western Han (202 b.c. - 9 a.d.)
The Tombs of Royal Relatives, Mancheng, Hebei
, ca. 173 b.c., from the tomb of Dou Wan, Mancheng, Hebei province.
, inlaid with gold, from the tomb of Liu Sheng, Mancheng, died 113 b.c. Lee 91
, with inlaid characters in bird script, from the tomb of Liu Sheng. Fong
II. The Former State of Chu
Feiyi [Flying Garment]
, banner, ink and color on silk, from the tomb of the Marquise of
Dai, Mawangdui, Changsha, Hunan, c. 180 b.c. Lee CP 6.