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Those who visit the magnificent collection of Jade in the Bishop Hall at the Museum will agree that the best way to consider this wonderful array of ...
... , the .Chinese of the Chinese, is the most ... of both. NaAl and hornblende, although chemically two ... Fauxe R. Bishop Collection Of TOURMALINE The Art Of ...
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ARISTOTLE defined art as an imitation of nature. That is obviously wrong, though many still believe it. Art has its origin within the human soul, not ...
... . Let us see what the Chinese thought about it ... also in carving on stone and jade. In lacquering ... excellent work The Flight of the Dragon. No other ...
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... And Good eight-thirty Stone In Chinese palaces long ago dainty ... buccaneers fusibility which scholars call greenstone. hornblende is made ... &1890s ...
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Stones from comparatively hard jade to the aptly named soapstone have always presented a challenge to the craftsman. ...
... brief study will show why the Chinese and others revered ... distinct types: saussurite and greenstone. The latter is ... was divided conveniently into four ...
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As it has been seen in the preceding paragraph, Chippendale's designs were suggestive, rather than drawn to scale or given in detail for the cabinet- ...
... All-over patterns including the so-called" Chinese" and" ... covered top terminating with a carved dragon. There were ... upon the skill and the free carving of the artist ...
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Buddhist temples resemble those of India, consisting of successive open courts and porticoes with kitchens, refectories, and sleeping cells for the p ...
... mile and containing the pr ... symbolism, and the great yellow dragon, emblematic of ... which are chiefly treated with grotesque carving. They are ...
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Lung-ch'uan, from which the ware derives its name, is a town in the south-west of Chekiang. ...
... Related Fenollosa-Chinese Laces 1Vlontfort Sung And Related Fenollosa ... is perhaps the green colour resembling jade, which was ... must note is that produced by carving or etching the ...
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Jade has of recent years been imitated in glass, but the latter is recognizable by its vitreous lustre and inferior hardness, and sooner or later by ...
... present day it ranks among the Chinese and Japanese peoples ... properly two distinct mineral species, greenstone or jadeite, ... varies from ...
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Pottery utensils dating from the Chou dynasty, which held sway over the long span of years from 1122-255 B.C., are known, and specimens dating from t ...
... and specimens dating from t ... of the hanging musical stones of jade" In case ... jars with double handles terminating in dragon or serpent heads ...
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The Chinese use two distinct kinds of marks on their porcelain. The one, the Chinese name of the reigning emperor. The other, individual marks, such ...
... this reign there is me ... Apry Craquele Porcelain TOURMALINE metal Vases And Chiaza-Chinese ... . An extremely small phoenix and dragon in enamel are ...
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