Chinese ritual bronzes - 【Chinese Civilization HQ】 Chinese Bronze Artifacts Exhibited in Canada
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Glossary of dyeing terms
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Polychrome
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Penciller
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Letterer
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Complementary colors
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Repoussoir
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Jue (vessel)
A jue (Chinese: 爵; pinyin: jué) is a shape of Chinese ritual bronze, a tripod vessel or goblet used to serve or warm wine. It was used for ceremonial purposes by the Chinese of the Xia, Shang,...
Taotie
The Taotie (Chinese: 饕餮; pinyin: tāotiè; sometimes translated as a gluttonous ogre mask) is a motif commonly found on Chinese ritual bronze vessels from the Shang and Zhou dynasty. The design ...
Repoussé and chasing
Repoussé or repoussage ([ʁəpuse]; [ʁəpusaʒ] respectively) is a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low re...
Script breakdown
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Miniseries
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Bas-relief
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Chiaroscuro
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Limited series
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Gong (vessel)
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Maiolica
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Storyboard
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Negative space
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Tomb of Marquis Yi of Zeng
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Jia (vessel)
The Jia (Chinese: 斝; pinyin: jiǎ; Wade–Giles: chia) is a ritual vessel type found in both pottery and bronze forms; it was used to hold libations of wine for the veneration of ancestors. I...
Chinese ritual bronzes
Sets of ritual bronzes are the most impressive surviving objects from the Chinese Bronze Age. From around 1650 BCE they were deposited as grave goods in the tombs of royalty and the nobility, and wer...
Faience
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Victorian majolica
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Glossary of architecture
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