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Hu (wine vessel) with Animal mask design - 15-13th century BC  
   

Hu (wine vessel) with Animal mask design - 15-13th century BC

Shanghai

October 31st 2006
Happy Birthday, mom!!! Hallowmas….as at least one Chinese bar advertises it. Today we headed to the Shanghai museum, which has 120,000 pieces of art in the collection with ancient Chinese bronze, ceramics, jade, coins and calligraphy and painting as its special features. Overall the Chinese bronze collection was both Scott’s and my favorite exhibit. Many of the bronzes were either food or wine ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai

Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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