META-MUSEUM: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER – The Cultural Crossovers of Incense 中國出口銀器: 中外文化結合的香

    CHINESE EXPORT SILVER – The Cultural Crossovers of Incense   中國出口銀器: 中外文化結合的香                                                                 #ChineseExportSilver The relationship and benefits between humans and incense […]

#META-MUSEUM:CHINESE EXPORT SILVER: Standing on Ceremony 中國出口銀器: 講究禮儀

#CHINESE EXPORT SILVER: Standing on Ceremony    中國出口銀器: 講究禮儀 Chinese culture is so enriched with allegorical imagery that one could almost say it is its very foundation. As with any world culture, it is an osmotic accumulation of influences from outside and within China over the millennia, manifesting itself in ceremonial and decorative objects in […]

META-MUSEUM:CHINESE EXPORT SILVER: BOX CLEVER! 中國出口銀器: 不凡的盒子

For Chinese artisans, boxes have always been more than mere utilitarian objects. Over the centuries, special decorative techniques were developed in order to make them extraordinarily special, while the amount of decorative detailing lavished upon boxes is often excessive relative to the size of the object or the purpose it was made for. Cultures vary […]

META-MUSEUM:SAVOIR FAIRE & “L’ART DE LA TABLE” – SO TYPICALLY CHINESE! 餐桌上的專業與藝術 – 典型的中國風格

A well-set dining table may be likened to a stage set; it can speak volumes about an occasion, the person who set it and it contains a plethora of subtle [and sometimes not so subtle] social messages – in short, it is the scenery that acts as a foil for the guests to perform, often […]

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