Traditional Chinese Furniture

Chinese Antique Cabinets Cabinets in the China’s history are mainly used to store things in daily life, just as the same function of wardrobe at...

Traditional Chinese Musical Instruments

Ancient Chinese believed that the music could purify people's minds. More than 3,000 years ago, ancient China had some 70 types of musical instruments....

Chinese embroidery

Chinese embroidery has a long history since the Neolithic age. Because of the quality of silk fibre, most Chinese fine embroideries are made in...

Chinese cloisonne

Chinese cloisonné is amongst the best known enamel cloisonné in the world. Cloisonné, also called copper padding thread weaving enamel, is a kind of traditional...
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Chinese acrobats

Chinese variety art (Chinese: 雜技藝術) refers to a wide range of acrobatic acts, balancing acts and other demonstrations of physical skill traditionally performed by...

Jia Baoyu and the Twelve Beauties of Jinling

Jia Baoyu (simplified Chinese: 贾宝玉; traditional Chinese: 賈寶玉; pinyin: Jiǎ Bǎoyù; Wade–Giles: Chia Pao-yu; Meaning: Precious Jade) The main protagonist is about 12 or...

Love these ancient Chinese painters?

Gu Kaizhi, courtesy name Changkang, was a celebrated painter of ancient China. He was born in Wuxi and first painted at Nanjing in 364....
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Literature about the Yellow Crane Tower

The yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan City is top of the four most famous ancient towers or pavilions in China. The following two poems...
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Lin Daiyu

Lin Daiyu (林黛玉; Pinyin: Lín Dàiyù) is one of the principal characters of Cao Xueqin's classic Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber. She...

Shadow Play

The shadow play is a typical traditional entertainment that has survived and thrived over the centuries. It is also one of the earliest arts...

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