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The Search for Christian and Easter Rarities in the World of Chinese Export Silver (4/17/14)
Adrien von Ferscht, www.chinese-export-silver.com中國出口銀器: 復活節的珍寶 Christianity has had a presence in China since the Tang Dynasty, including a significant influential Jesuit network, as well … More >>


The Enamel Revival Phenomenon and its Relationship to Chinese Export Silver (4/14/14)
Adrien von Ferscht, www.chinese-export-silver.com中國出口銀器: 琺瑯的復興現象 The art of cloisonné is often looked upon as a Chinese art and, in some respects, it is a … More >>


The Important Glasgow Connection to Canton and Chinese Export Silver (4/10/14)
East Indiaman Ship中國出口銀器: 格拉斯哥的聯系 There are more similarities between the early 19th-century port cities of Glasgow, Scotland, and Canton, China, than one might … More >>


Chinese Export Silver: The 19th-Century Phenomenon Equivalent to the iPad! (3/25/14)
Chinese Silver Gilt Cup Sung & Tang DynastiesThe 1842 Treaty of Nanking broke the habit of a lifetime; after more than 2,500 years, China could no longer … More >>


The Huge Influence of the Early 20th-Century Chinese Department Stores (3/17/14)
Wing On Tea Kettle and Stand中國出口銀器: 二十世紀初中國百貨公司業的巨大影響 Department stores were first introduced to China in the late 19th century but they came in the guise of … More >>


Chinese Export Silver Offers a Cabinet Full of Charming Curiosities (3/14/14)
Tu Mao Xing Pounce中國出口銀器: 珍奇百寶屋 Sometimes I have to pinch myself; I must be one of the luckiest people on the planet because I … More >>


Wang Hing: Discovering the True Identity of a Silversmithing Genius (3/7/14)
Wang Hing circa 1880 Centrepiece宏興: 發現一個天才的真正身份 The 1842 Treaty of Nanking became the catalyst for many changes in Canton; not only had a new order … More >>


A Very Chinese Purim Spiel: Chinese Export Silver Megillot (3/3/14)
A Very Chinese Purim Spiel非常中國式的普珥節話劇 To many people, it will seem incongruous that a 19th-century Chinese silversmith in Canton would have created a megillah, but … More >>


Catherine the Great Owned the Ultimate Collection of Chinese Silver Filigree Works (2/28/14)
Catherine the Great at the Imperial Academy of Art 1765中國出口銀器: 凱薩琳大帝來了 Catherine the Great could never be called a simple girl; to do so would be a gross understatement of … More >>


Combining Chinese Export Silver with other Metals was Rare, but Beautiful (2/25/14)
Chinese Export Silver bowl by Cheong Lam中國出口銀器也玩重金屬 It would be perfectly logical to expect Chinese Export Silver to be exactly what it says on the can; silver … More >>


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