What’s a good source describing it? In particular I’m interesting in whether the details changed from one dynasty to the next, and whether it was the same for the kings and dukes of the Warring States period as for the later emperors.
I don’t. Still a google search shows a book on the subject
1999 — This broad-ranging examination of Chinese state and court ritual from 1000 BC to AD 1750 represents the first modern account of the subject in any language.
Bad news is it’s about £100.