Found 112 articles matching Metals category.
  • Aug 30 2013
  • 30 Aug 2013

A Serious Case of Mistaken Identity Finally Revealed

??????: ?????????????????? 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

???????????????????? 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!

??????: ?????????? Inundated though I am with images of Chinese Export Silver, both shared by others from around the world and unearthed by me in […]

  • Aug 9 2013
  • 9 Aug 2013

The Art of the Silver Cage Shows Creative Genius of Chinese Silversmiths

??????: ?????? Chinese Export Silver produced some extraordinary silversmiths by anyone’s standards; a much-used statement by me and one I am oft criticized about. There […]

  • Aug 2 2013
  • 2 Aug 2013

The Oddities, the Mysteries & Sometimes the Agonies of Chinese Export Silver

??????: ???, ???, ???????? One of the many advantages of being known as carrying out in-depth research into Chinese Export Silver and its complex history […]

  • Jul 26 2013
  • 26 Jul 2013

Chinese Export Silver Rosewater Sprinklers Created for the Islamic World

It was back in 2012 when I first wrote an article about Chinese Export Silver that was clearly made for the Islamic world. A year […]

  • Jul 18 2013
  • 18 Jul 2013

Chinese Export Silver Design is Firmly Footed in Chinese Mythology

??????: ????????? All cultures have their own mythological hooved beasts. The Etruscans had their Minotaur, European mythology has its unicorn, in Hebrew mythology there is […]

  • Jul 12 2013
  • 12 Jul 2013

The Curious Phenomenon of 19th-Century Chinese Export Silver Bosun’s Whistles

??????, ???. ?????????????????? What we know as the China Trade began in 1757 when, by Imperial edict, a set of stringent regulations were implemented in […]

  • Jul 8 2013
  • 8 Jul 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Joe Namath Football Passer Toy

QUESTION: I recently rediscovered my Joe Namath Passer, a plastic toy standing approximately two feet tall and which could “pass” a plastic football across the […]

  • Jul 8 2013
  • 8 Jul 2013

Floral Tours De Force: Wang Hing’s Chinese Export Silver

???????????? I have decided I must be a very privileged person. Not only am I constantly viewing outstanding items of silver as my academic research […]