|Eight carved ivory immortals|
This group of eight ivory carved immortals from left to right are Li Tieguai, Cao Guojiu, Han Xiang zi, Chang Guolao, He Xiangu, Lan Caihe, Han Chongli, and Lu Dongbin. The eight immortals are a very popular mythological tale. We often seen them in Chinese arts and crafts, ...
|Oracle Bone (Turtle Plastron) Ping-pien 368 (龜腹甲卜辭《丙》368 )|
The divination made on Kuei Ssu (the 30th day of the 60-day calendar cycle) inquires whether it will rain in the “first month”. Based on this oracle, the Shang king predicted that it would rain 4 days later on Ping Shen, ......
The “Erh-ya” is an ancient text devoted to philology, but the identity of the author(s) still remains unclear today. As to the age of the text, the Ch'ing (1644-1911) editors of the Ssu-k'u ch'uan-shu ......
|GAO CHINESE ROLLER TYPE TELETYPEWRITER|
Type: Client Equipments
|Human-Shaped Bronze Lamp|
This Bronze Human-Shaped Oil Lamp has three unique characteristics in its shape, color, and expression. The “shape” refers to its horizontal lamp body and the vertical servant with kneel-down position. Although the horizontal and vertical compositions is simple, .....
A black sackcloth net bag is attached on this item, with the opening of the bag decorated with green glass beads. A sculpted human-figure pattern lies on the box’s front, .....
|The Precious Scroll of the God of the Kitchen (灶君寶卷)|
|Solegnathus hardwickii 哈氏柄頜海龍|
Scientific Name: Solegnathus hardwickii
|Xiphias gladius 劍旗魚|
Scientific Name: Xiphias gladius
Tu Chin (originally surnamed Lu) was a native of Tan-t’u (modern Chen-chiang, Kiangsu) but later resided in Nanking.......