|Headdress from the Tsou Tribe|
Acquired by Wang, Sung-hsing (1958, Alishan, Chiayi County)
|Shi Gan Dang|
Shi Gan Dang, also named Tai Shan Shi Gan Dang, are large stone tablets located in alleyways. .......
|The Sun Rising Over the Ocean|
Artist Mei-shu Li painted this work in the latter part of his life. ......
|God of Wealth|
This is a set of two decorative paintings. The background of the paintings is a combination of green earth, red double-happiness patterns, and gouzi (hook) lotus flowers. The paintings each show a standing noble official who is dressed in an official hat and a ceremonial civil-official robe, .....
|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.
|Oblation Tsun with Turquoise Inlay and Gold Filament|
Extending back to the art of inlay practiced in the Shang dynasty and flourishing in the Eastern Chou period, individual and combinations of precious metals and turquoise were used in inlays of this period. Along with the great variation in vessel types, it resulted in another peak in the art of bronze casting in China.
|Bansan painted pottery ewer with whorl design|
The Banshan type of painted pottery was discovered mainly in Gansu between 4,600 and 4,350 years ago. This pottery represents a transitional period between the Majiayao type and the Machang type, and usually consisted of small-mouthed and wide-bellied pots, single-handled kettles, ...
Balcony” is painted by Li Mei-shu (1902-1983), a renowned Taiwanese artist. It is Li’s turning point toward local aesthetics, portraying two women as they relax on an open-air balcony. .....
|Egret－Folk Song by Li Tai-Hsiang (鷺鷥－李泰祥)|
In the wind, we sway like the turning white reeds.
In the sixth century BCE, about the same era as Sakyamuni Buddha, Manjusri Bodhisattva was born in Sravasti (in present-day India). He came out from the right armpit of his mother. In Mahayana Buddhism, he is regarded as the head of all Bodhisattvas and, together with Samantabhadra, frequently served Sakyamuni Buddha. .....