Found articles matching Adrien von Ferscht .
  • Mar 3 2014
  • 3 Mar 2014

A Very Chinese Purim Spiel: Chinese Export Silver Megillot

??????????? To many people, it will seem incongruous that a 19th-century Chinese silversmith in Canton would have created a megillah, but it’s not as strange […]

  • Feb 28 2014
  • 28 Feb 2014

Catherine the Great Owned the Ultimate Collection of Chinese Silver Filigree Works

??????: ??????? Catherine the Great could never be called a simple girl; to do so would be a gross understatement of the reality that was […]

  • Feb 25 2014
  • 25 Feb 2014

Combining Chinese Export Silver with other Metals was Rare, but Beautiful

??????????? It would be perfectly logical to expect Chinese Export Silver to be exactly what it says on the can; silver made for the export […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

Chinese Export Silver: Discovering the New Master Silversmith of Shanghai

??????: ?????????? Having researched Chinese Export Silver for well over three years now, I was quick to realize very early on that anything connected with […]

  • Feb 5 2014
  • 5 Feb 2014

Revered, Yet a Rarity—The Horse as a Chinese Decorative Motif

??????: ?????, ?????? Greetings to a new year: the Year of the Horse; the seventh Chinese sign of the zodiac. The Horse is a traditional […]

  • Jan 28 2014
  • 28 Jan 2014

The Longest Tea Party the World’s Ever Seen! Part 2

??????: ????????? ?? We continue the story of the inextricable link between the China Tea Trade and Chinese Export Silver—which began last week with this […]

  • Jan 21 2014
  • 21 Jan 2014

The Longest Tea Party the World’s Ever Seen! Part 1

??????: ????????? ?? My research has long made me aware of the inextricable links between The China Trade period and Chinese Export Silver; without the […]

  • Jan 13 2014
  • 13 Jan 2014

Chinese Export Silver: The Cultural Crossovers of Incense

??????: ????????! The relationship and benefits between humans and incense may be likened to butterflies to flowers and trees to the sun. This, in itself, […]

  • Jan 1 2014
  • 1 Jan 2014

Chinese Export Silver: Culture Shock!

???? I have chosen to start 2014 with a rant! Please humor me while I do… For two years now, I have been striving to […]

  • Dec 12 2013
  • 12 Dec 2013

Standing on Ceremony: Huabiao Pillars reworked as Amazing Silver Columns

??????: ???? Chinese culture is so enriched with allegorical imagery that one could almost say it is its very foundation. As with any world culture, […]