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Hiking the Great Wall of China

About six months ago, I went on the trip of a lifetime to Asia with a great friend. You’ve already seen some photos of the Thailand portion of the trip, but I would love to share some of my favorite photos from China. 488 more words


Walking in the stone fortress of Xiangyu, Shanxi province

Early this summer, I managed to leave China’s southwest and travel to the north beyond the Yangze (长江) and the Yellow River (黄河) to Shanxi (山西) province.   846 more words


Now in stock: Ming Exhibition Catalogue, British Museum

Ming: 50 Years That Changed China

Exhibition: London, British Museum,18 September 2014 –
5 January 2015

Focuses on the Ming Dynasty in the first half of the fifteenth century, through hundreds of artefacts including porcelain, gold, jewellery, furniture, paintings, sculptures and textiles from museums across China and the rest of the world, including many pieces excavated in the last ten years.   37 more words

Chinese Art

Exhibition Review : Ming - 50 years that changed China at the British Museum from 18 Sept 2014 to 5 Jan 2015

The British Museum’s  major autumn exhibition  explores what is considered a golden age in China’s history.

Between AD 1400 and 1450, China was a global superpower run by one family – the Ming dynasty – who established Beijing as the capital and built the Forbidden City. 741 more words


Chinese Early Ming Dynasty Longquan Celadon Porcelain Dish

$5800 USD

Rare beautifully carved Longquan Celadon Porcelain dish.  Early Ming Dynasty,  Hongwu or Yongle period.  Purchased in the United States in the 1980s for $375.  15 cm wide.


Pair Chinese Ming Dynasty Ivory Figure of Immortals

$12000 USD

Ming Dynasty ivory carving of a pair of immortals each carrying a child. Circa 1600 AD.  22 cm tall without stand.