|Gua Yin Feng Hou (Hang the Official Seal, Appoint to a High Rank)|
This decorating print uses homophone to express blessings. Two beehives hanging upside down on a pine tree, with a monkey (hou) driving the bees (feng) away; the pronunciations are similar in Chinese to gua yin feng hou (“Hang the Official Seal, Appoint to a High Rank”).
|Complete Library of the Four Treasuries|
Throughout Chinese history, ancient books have been complied and edited into collections in order to study the ways of old and honor superior literary works. A monument of this fine tradition ......
|Hippocampus spinosissimus 棘海馬|
Scientific Name: Hippocampus spinosissimus
Taiwanese nephrite, also known as "Soft Jade", is mainly found at Fongtian in Hualien so it is also known as "Fongtian Jade". Hardness is between.....
The attire of Paiwan aristocrats and ordinary people was clearly different. Glass beads, ceramic buttons, leopard teeth, eagle feather, human figure and Deinagkistrodon acutus patterns were exclusive to chief or aristocrats. The decorative shoulder strap was an item exclusive to the elite. ...
|Love of the Century－Art Song by Li Tai-Hsiang (世紀之愛－李泰祥)|
Look for beauty that comes from purest and the most solemn.
Wang To (style name Chüeh-ssu and sobriquets Sung-ch’iao, Shih-ch’iao and Ch’ih-hsien tao-jen), a native of Meng-chin in Honan, received his Presented Scholar civil service degree in 1622 ......
|Waiting for Guests by Lamplight|
Ma Lin was born into a family from Ho-chung, Shansi (now modern Yung-chi County) that had moved to Ch'ien-t'ang (Hangchow). The Ma family included many who served the court as painters, ......
|Tachia Matsu tour|
The goddess of the sea, Matsu, attracts thousands of believers at every stop of its round-the-island tour from the famous Tachia Temple in central Taiwan.
|Earthenware in human shape (陶偶)|
The earthenware in human shape was excavated in the Shih Sang Hang site. The left ear and arm have already lost. Even the whole figure are imperfect, we can still observe that this earthenware was carefully made through its patterns and other features of the human body. Facial features are clear. Archaeologists speculate that the the Shih Sang Hang people had the custom of piercing their ears...