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1. Bird Staff Head
(Matching tags: jades,National Palace Museum)
In 1749, with the palace displays and court collection of bronzes overflowing, the Ch'ien-lung Emperor ordered the officials Liang Shih-cheng, Chi Huang, and Wang Yu-tun to imitate examples of bronzes ...
2. Green Jade Plate with Gold Filament
(Matching tags: India,jades,plate,National Palace Museum)
Hindustan jade from northern India is marked by its exquisite workmanship. ......
3. Jadeite Cabbage with Insects
(Matching tags: jades,National Palace Museum)
This piece is almost completely identical to a piece of bokchoy cabbage. ......
4. Fish-creature Flower Holder
(Matching tags: jades,vessel,Ming dynasty,National Palace Museum)
In general, "creating auspiciousness" was a very important design consideration in the forms and decoration of Chinese antiquities ......
5. Cup in the Shape of a Lotus Leaf
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,jades,vessel,Ming dynasty,National Palace Museum)
With the exception of the base, where the original yellowish-green color can be made out in places .....
6. Single-handled Cup
(Matching tags: Western Hang,jades,vessel,National Palace Museum)
This is an attractive, elegant example of a jade single-handled cup with high foot, carved from a piece of lustrous, semi-translucent white jade. ......
7. Ch'ih Dragon Awl
(Matching tags: jades,Warring States Period,National Palace Museum)
The "ch'ih" is a type of hornless dragon resembling a tiger. This piece, carved as the profile of a "ch'ih" dragon ......
8. Jade Tablet
(Matching tags: Liang-chu Culture,jades,National Palace Museum)
The hardness of the jade tablet on the Mohr's scale is 6.5, and it is marked by a warm luster. ......
9. Dragon-design Horn-shaped Cup
(Matching tags: jades,vessel,Han dynasty,National Palace Museum)
Made of greenish-white jade, this vessel has been fashioned in the shape of a horn cup. ......
10. Dragon-crowned Phoenix P'ei
(Matching tags: jades,Shang dynasty,National Palace Museum)
With hook, beak, and curled tail, the head of this phoenix bears a k'uei-dragon as a crown. ......
11. Ts'ung Tube
(Matching tags: Liang-chu Culture,jades,National Palace Museum)
This large jade ts'ung tube probably entered the Ch'ing court in the 19th century ......
12. Pi-hsieh
(Matching tags: jades,Han dynasty,National Palace Museum)
The "pi-hsieh" is a mythological creature commonly thought to be able to ward off evil forces with its magical powers. ......
13. Kuei Tablet with Eagle Motif
(Matching tags: Erh-li-t’ou Culture,Lung-shan Culture,jades,National Palace Museum)
This jade “kuei” tablet is ivory yellow on both sides, with the lower half of the reverse side having a red sienna tinge.  ......
14. Ts'ung
(Matching tags: Liang-chu Culture,jades,National Palace Museum)
The Liang-chu Culture developed around the drainage basin of Lake T'ai in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River around 4000 to 5000 years ago ......
15. Fish-creature Flower Holder
(Matching tags: figurine,Ming dynasty,jades,National Palace Museum)
In general, "creating auspiciousness" was a very important design consideration in the forms and decoration of Chinese antiquities, and auspicious decoration and peoples desire for blessings ...
16. Pi-hsieh
(Matching tags: pi-hsieh,Han dynasty,figurine,jades,National Palace Museum)
The "pi-hsieh" is a mythological creature commonly thought to be able to ward off evil forces with its magical powers. In fact, its name means "to ward off evil" in Chinese. In the ...
17. Jadeite Cabbage with Insects
(Matching tags: jades,craft,National Palace Museum)
Jade has always been one of the most valued materials in china. However, the manufacture of jade objects required a considerable amount of time and efforts. One approach is to carve the jade according ...