Found 109 articles matching Metals category.
  • Oct 21 2013
  • 21 Oct 2013

Passing the Salt for 8,000 Years in Chinese Export Silver Style

中國出口銀器: 遞上鹽的格調 – 8000年了! To many of us, we might be aware of the connotations that salt has with monarchy—a substance of high value and […]

  • Oct 8 2013
  • 8 Oct 2013

Canton Georgian Gems in Massachusetts: A Boston Connection to Chinese Export Silver

在馬薩諸塞州的廣東喬治亞風瑰寶 How can one get excited over a silver teapot? No, this isn’t a riddle; it’s a reality! For me, it’s happening more and more […]

  • Oct 7 2013
  • 7 Oct 2013

Chinese Export Silver Candlesticks are Lustrous Beacons of Excellence

中國出口銀器: 明亮的卓越之燈塔 Chinese Export Silver is without doubt the most mysterious silver category the world ever saw. Only now, more than 70 years after it […]

  • Sep 25 2013
  • 25 Sep 2013

Takes a Cup of Kindness Yet: Chinese Export Silver Beakers

中國出口銀器: 我們一起真誠地舉杯 There are not many things the West and China had in common in the 18th and 19th centuries, but certainly one thing both […]

  • Sep 20 2013
  • 20 Sep 2013

The Ultimate Tea Ceremony: How the Custom of Taking Tea Influenced Silver Tea Sets

中國出口銀器: 終極茶道 Chinese Export Silver was very much a product of the China Trade, which in itself was a phenomenon born out of the long-established […]

  • Sep 16 2013
  • 16 Sep 2013

When Sun Shone on Canton for 95 Years: From Georgian to High Chinese Style

中國出口銀器: 陽光普照著廣州城的那九十五年 I’ve been aware of some debate recently over referenced manufacturing periods for some of the Chinese Export Silver makers. I couldn’t agree more […]

  • Sep 6 2013
  • 6 Sep 2013

Treasured Kingfisher Feathers Give Chinese Export Silver the Blues

中國出口銀器也憂鬱 The striking iridescent blue of kingfisher feathers have been highly prized in China for at least 2,500 years. Their widespread use in hair ornaments […]

  • Aug 30 2013
  • 30 Aug 2013

A Serious Case of Mistaken Identity Finally Revealed

中國出口銀器: 一個被錯誤辨認已久的身份終於被揭露了 There is no such maker as Kan Mao Hsing! This article is focuses upon a long-running case of mistaken identity of an important […]

  • Aug 25 2013
  • 25 Aug 2013

Pearl River Meets the East River over a Chinese Export Silver Box

珠江在一個中國出口銀盒上遇到了紐約的東河 For a nation that had been almost totally introspective to the point of being hermetically sealed off for hundreds of years, it never ceases […]

  • Aug 16 2013
  • 16 Aug 2013

Chinese Export Silver: An Almighty Battle Royal over a Tea Set!

中國出口銀器: 一套茶具上的偉大戰役 Inundated though I am with images of Chinese Export Silver, both shared by others from around the world and unearthed by me in […]