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Chrysanthemum bowl Yaozhou (type)

This charming bowl is thinly potted, and has a nice ring to it when tapped. It has a moulded decor of chrysantemums, covered in a green glaze. 130 more words

Song Dynasty

February 4, 2017

On February 4, 960 Zhao Kuangyin became Emperor Taisu of Song and initiated the Song dynasty of China that would last more than three centuries.  Born in a family of military tradition, Zhao Kuangyin began to learn martial arts at an early age and acquired outstanding skills and distinguished himself in battle. 120 more words

Tyrus Wong, 1910-2016: From Inbetweener to Disney Legend

At the age of nine, in 1920, Tyrus Wong left Guangdong Province in China, boarding a ship bound for San Francisco with his father. To get around restrictive American immigration policies, the pair used fake identities to gain entrance to the US. 143 more words

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Song Jian Tea bowl

Song dynasty tea bowl with hare’s fur glaze. Dark gray stoneware with dark brown glaze, with markings in iron oxide.

 

Song Dynasty