Chinese Lacquerware

Lacquer ware refers to using lacquer to paint on the surface of wares or artwork. Lacquer ware is a special product of China. Raw...

Chinese knot

Chinese Knot(Chinese:中国结) is a decorative handicraft that began as a folk art in Tang and Song Dynasties, and became popular in Ming and Qing...

Chinese Fan

China has its profound fan culture, which has the close relationship with the bamboo culture and Buddhism. It is hard to say the exact...

Traditional Chinese painting

The Chinese way of appreciating a painting is often expressed by the words du hua, “to read a painting.” How does one do that? Consider Night-Shining White...

Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy is a classic national symbol of Chinese traditional cultural art in the past five thousand years history. Chinese calligraphy is written by...

Three most famous ancient caves

Mogao Caves at Dunhuang Also known as the Thousand Buddha Grottoes (千佛洞), form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of...

Four Treasures of the Study

Four Treasures of the Study is an expression used to denote the brush, ink, paper and ink stone used in Chinese and other East Asian...

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...

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