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Charles Vyse: the studio potter who revived Tang glaze techniques

April 10th, 2006 · No Comments

by Christopher Proudlove©Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português Biscuit, the old family cat, is driving us crazy. Not only does she have the finicky eating habits of a two-year-old, but she’s also shedding her thick winter coat like fur was going out of fashion. Next time we get a cat it will […]

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Chinese Tang figures – antiquities with a collectable afterlife

March 31st, 2006 · 2 Comments

by Christopher Proudlove©Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português Collectors of ancient Chinese artefacts owe everything to the death rituals of society during the period. Like the Egyptians, the Chinese held strong beliefs about the afterlife. The wealthy and privileged members of Tang society, a Golden Age which lasted from 618-907 AD, took […]

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