|The Large Vase|
This blessing print is complicated in its composition. A large vase with many different flowers in it means that all will be “safe and well” (ping an). There are images of a zither, Chinese chess, calligraphy, and painting which represent the refined, leisurely activities of the literati. .....
|Outcome－Art Song by Li Tai-Hsiang (結果－李泰祥)|
It takes three years for peach and chestnut, eight years for persimmon.
|Eco-Photo of the Acrossocheilus paradoxus|
The Acrossocheilus paradoxus is slightly yellow-green on the sides with seven black stripes that are most obvious at a young age. .....
|Tortoise plastron with oracular inscription (Part2 867, R044852)|
Obtained in the Institute of History and Philologys 13th Xiaotun excavation in 1936, it belongs to late Shang period 1, a divination inscription of Wu Ding. The layout of this tortoise plastron is completely intact. ...
|Cypraea carneola Linnaeus, 1758|
Cypraea carneola is a mid-sized cowry species with a shell length measuring between 4.5 and 7.5cm. The shell is egg-shaped with very light orange-brown shading as well as four darker lateral bands. The sides and undersides are all light yellow-brown, with light-colored speckling on the sides. ......
The hou-lou is a vessel for wine that was commonly used in the Han dynasty. The name derives as a synonym for the peaks that decorate its cover ......
|Long-tailed Skink (Mabuya longicaudata) 長尾南蜥|
This species is diurnal and feeds on insects and small invertebrates; it is oviparous and usually produces 1 to 3 eggs per nest. It can be found in edges of woods and on cultivated fields, and is fond of ......
|Yellow Satin Altar Covering/ Embroidered Tablecloth of Antiques, Flowers and Fruits|
The cream-color satin shows great quality and emits a soft and temperate glow. The color of the thread recalls antique style, matching perfectly with the elegance of the cream-color satin. The stoves, vase flowers, and flying phoenix embroidered on the satin show an artistic excellence and sense of beauty. This tablecloth is a premium example of embroidery.
|Alyxia insularis Kanehira & Sasaki (蘭嶼念珠藤)|
|Panama Gold Monkey Decoration|
The birthday present to President Chiang Kai-shek, giving by Lu Cham Tao, the Trustee of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in