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"Jadeite Cabbage, National Palace Museum, Taipei: Carved from a single piece of jadeite the design incorporates the different colors and imperfections of the stone (such as cracks and discolorations) into the sculpture as veins in the leaves and stalks"

China, probably Guangxi or Yunnan Province  Container with Supernatural Creatures and Four Legs in the Form of Bears, Early Western Han dynasty, about 206-100 B.C.  Metalwork; bronze, Cast bronze

China, probably Guangxi or Yunnan Province Container with Supernatural Creatures and Four Legs in the Form of Bears, Early Western Han dynasty, about B.

Side table of about 1675 decorated with - or in the style of - incised lacquer, in the Withdrawing Room at Ham. ©National Trust Images/John Hammond

Side table of about 1675 decorated with – or in the style of – incised lacquer, in the Withdrawing Room at Ham.

China  Lidless Square Ritual Wine Container (Fangyi) with Masks and Dragons, Late Shang dynasty, late Anyang phase, about 1100-1050 B.C.  Metalwork; bronze, Cast bronze

China Lidless Square Ritual Wine Container (Fangyi) with Masks and Dragons, Late Shang dynasty, late Anyang phase, about B.

~ALONG THE SILK ROAD~

Pretty faces in pretty kit.maybe its just a reenactor thing, but sometimes I can't tell which I find more attractive: the person or their kit.

Vase de forme "hu" en bronze à patine verte à décor de masques de taotie et phénix sur fond de grecques, orné par des arêtes verticales. (Tr...

Vase de forme "hu" en bronze à patine verte à décor de masques de taotie et phénix sur fond de grecques, orné par des arêtes verticales. (Tr...

玉琮

Chinese Art, Jade, Oriental

Seven on Sunday - The Enchanted Home Great ginger jar and base

Wonderful new blue and white porcelain trellis jar. Highly decorative and beautiful design depicted on this elegant chunky ginger jar. The size makes it a perfect piece to add to any existing vignette.

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