|Celadon Jade Lion|
Hotien jade is bluish white, hard and dense. Its original jade material is thick and solid; the carving technique is neat and simple. Done in the technique of circular carving, this figure is an auspicious animal that defies the evil. It raises its head as if roaring. It is estimated to be carved in 1960s.
|Inscribed Arrow Shafts|
These are four of a collection of nine inscribed arrows. There were many similar pieces produced in the workshops of the Han dynasty. Each was inscribed with the date of production, name of the workshop(in this case the Henan workshop),the names of those responsible at each stage of production managcment, and the names and serial numbers of the workers.
Hokutolite is also known as lead-rich baryte and is a compound of lead sulfate (PbSO4) and barium sulfate (BaSO4). It is mildly.....
|The Cold Food Observance|
Su Shih, a native of Szechwan, is probably best known by his sobriquet, Tung-p'o. A bold personality and direct scholar-official, he was accused of literary slander and banished from the capital. ......
|Remote View of Streams and Hills|
Hsia Kuei (style name Yü-yü) is a representative painter of the Southern Sung (1127-1279) court. He is frequently paired with another renowned member of the painting academy, ......
|Argonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758 扁船蛸|
There have been two species of mollusks from the Argonautidae family recorded in the ocean near Taiwan. One of them, the Argonauta argo , or Greater argonaut, is the largest of all argonauts. ......
|Hedge and Associated Border Plants|
Hedge and Associated Border Plants.
|Immortal in Splashed Ink|
Liang K'ai excelled at painting figures, landscapes, Buddhist and Taoist subjects, as well as spirits and deities. He learned painting from Chia Shih-ku (fl. mid-12th c.), .......
|Spinning Ramie Fiber|
From the clothing and the facial tattoos of the woman pictured in this painting ......
|The Gaoping River Remediation Map|
This map exhibits the Japanese colonial government’s remediation project of the Gaoping river.