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The World of Taira no Kiyomori

As a big fan of Japanese television, I have watched more than a historic drama or two. It is a rather Japanese style to introduce historic dramas by showing the films of historic places as they look today along with artifacts and scrolls. 120 more words

Yamabuki

Princess Shou Yang and Her Plum Flower Make Up

There are several things I always notice when I watch Chinese films set in Imperial eras. The ladies often decorate their forehead with painting, gems, pearls, scale and even flowers. 385 more words

Culture

Nobody, Songs of Nowhere

So on, sweep. So on, sweep.
Shan shui, Shan shui.
The rushing water passes by
Mountains reaching ever higher.
Down, down to my knees,
Buffing cloth wiping round, and round… 31 more words

Poem

Pair Chinese Song Dynasty Cizhou Ware Porcelain Peeing Boys Water Dropper

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Pair Chinese Northern Song Dynasty Cizhou Ware Porcelain Peeing Boys Water Dropper.  Very minor chipping as seen in picture.  23 cm tall.

Chinese

Rare Brown Celadon Glaze Chinese Southern Song Dynasty Longquan Porcelain Double Fish Bowl

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Rare Brown Celadon Glaze Chinese Southern Song Dynasty Longquan Porcelain Double Fish Bowl.  The glaze is brown rather than green due to the firing temperature.  22 cm wide.

Antique

Perfect Chinese Southern Song Dynasty Longquan Celadon Carved Porcelain Bowl

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Rare perfect condition Longquan Celadon Bowl from the Southern Song Dynasty.  Carved Lotus leaves.  Formerly in a prominent American collection.  17.5 cm wide.

Chinese

Chinese Northern Song Dynasty Yaozhou Ware Celadon Porcelain Bowl

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Rare carved Chinese Northern Song Dynasty Yaozhou Ware Celadon Bowl.  Color is celadon green with spots of more brown coloration.  Some firing cracks.  17 cm wide.

Chinese