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  • Jun 28 2014
  • 28 Jun 2014

The Influence of the Triads on the Decorative Arts in China

Incongruous as it may seem, the tumultuous changes in the social order in China and Hong Kong in the early 20th century would probably not […]

  • Jun 5 2014
  • 5 Jun 2014

Chinese Export Silver and the Enlightened Renaissance

Chinese Export Silver always adapted to the realities of Chinese history. It was, after all, a product of that history, as such, that it has […]

  • May 22 2014
  • 22 May 2014

T’ou Sè Wè Orphanage was the Birthplace of Chinese Modern Creative Arts

That a Jesuit orphanage and school in Shanghai founded in the 19th century should be the cradle of modern creative art in China is extraordinary […]

  • May 13 2014
  • 13 May 2014

Chinese Export Silver: The East-West Divide

??????:?????? Worthologist Adrien von Ferscht investigates the dichotomy of preference by Chinese collectors of Chinese Export Silver for items in the high Chinese style over […]

  • Apr 14 2014
  • 14 Apr 2014

The Enamel Revival Phenomenon and its Relationship to Chinese Export Silver

??????: ??????? The art of cloisonné is often looked upon as a Chinese art and, in some respects, it is a correct assumption. However, cloisonné, […]

  • Apr 10 2014
  • 10 Apr 2014

The Important Glasgow Connection to Canton and Chinese Export Silver

??????: ??????? There are more similarities between the early 19th-century port cities of Glasgow, Scotland, and Canton, China, than one might think, apart from the […]

  • Mar 25 2014
  • 25 Mar 2014

Chinese Export Silver: The 19th-Century Phenomenon Equivalent to the iPad!

The 1842 Treaty of Nanking broke the habit of a lifetime; after more than 2,500 years, China could no longer be the closely guarded introspective […]

  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

The Huge Influence of the Early 20th-Century Chinese Department Stores

??????: ????????????????? Department stores were first introduced to China in the late 19th century but they came in the guise of foreign chains or investors […]

  • Mar 14 2014
  • 14 Mar 2014

Chinese Export Silver Offers a Cabinet Full of Charming Curiosities

??????: ????? Sometimes I have to pinch myself; I must be one of the luckiest people on the planet because I get to see so […]

  • Mar 7 2014
  • 7 Mar 2014

Wang Hing: Discovering the True Identity of a Silversmithing Genius

??: ??????????? The 1842 Treaty of Nanking became the catalyst for many changes in Canton; not only had a new order had been established in […]