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How to identify dragon features on Ceramics?

Distinguishing Dragon Image Features on Ceramics


The dragon features on ceramics usually reflect its production period and this help collector to distinguish age of ceramics claimed by owners. 512 more words

Antiques Reproduction

Tired Legs

I have officially climbed the Great Wall! How awesome is that? This morning we woke up, got breakfast, and got on the road. It was about 2 hours to drive to the Wall, but it was definitely worth it. 464 more words


Beautiful Historic Libraries: Book Stacks in China

There seem to be quite a number of memes referring to book stacks these days, but the idea is hardly new; you maybe surprised to find out libraries stored books as stacks as early as 1561 in Asia. 234 more words

Beautiful Libraries

The Venice of China| Xitang, China

Sorry for the months of radio silence, everyone! Good news is, we have loads of pictures to show you all… Around August of last year, the entire family flew back to Yiwu for a cousin’s wedding. 614 more words


The Troubled Empire

I have long been a fan of the Harvard History of Imperial China collection, but series editor Timothy Brook has presented a star turn in awarding himself… 272 more words


Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue Glaze Porcelain Meiping

Ming Dynasty, China 14th – 15th Century

Extremely Rare Blue Glaze Meiping. Unglazed smooth bottom.  Perfect condition

14.5 in. hign


Chinese Ming Dynasty White Hetian Jade Carved Brush Washer

MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

The washer is carved in the form of a flower surrounded by an intricate openwork network of leafy, gnarled branches bearing various flowers and continuing under the base. 17 more words