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Chinese Ming Dynasty 17th Century Carved Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup

Chinese Ming Dynasty Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup.  Most intricate carvings of Lingzhi, Bamboo, and Chi-Long.

Circa first half of the 17th century.  Custom made wood stand is from the 18th century. 19 more words


My Chinese dream wedding...

My Chinese wedding was according to the tradition of the Ming Dynasty. You have 2 traditions that are the most popular in China now: that of the Ming Dynasty and that of the Qing Dynasty. 1,665 more words


The Great Fall of China

Keith Hudson

Today’s cartoon by Adams, in my newspaper this morning and from which I’ve stolen my blog title is usually brilliant — both graphically as well as wittily — and today shows a large map of China rent through the middle by the Great Wall of China — and from which fissures are now opening up. 674 more words