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China Decorations

china decorations

  • The process or art of decorating or adorning something

  • Ornamentation

  • (decorate) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"

  • A thing that serves as an ornament

  • (decorate) award a mark of honor, such as a medal, to; "He was decorated for his services in the military"

  • (decorate) deck: be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

  • Household tableware or other objects made from this or a similar material

  • a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world

  • A fine white or translucent vitrified ceramic material

  • high quality porcelain originally made only in China

  • Taiwan: a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong

china decorations - Defining Yongle:

Defining Yongle: Imperial Art in Early Fifteenth-Century China (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Defining Yongle: Imperial Art in Early Fifteenth-Century China (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The Yongle Emperor (1403?1424) was considered the most powerful, effective, and extravagant ruler of the Ming dynasty (1368?1644). Major military campaigns and unprecedented maritime expeditions marked his reign. Yongle is also credited with moving the capital from the south to Beijing, establishing the Forbidden City.
In Beijing, Yongle inherited the imperial workshops instituted by the Mongol rulers of the preceding Yuan dynasty (1279?1368). The superb sculptures, lacquers, metalwork, ceramics, textiles, and ivories produced during Yongle’s reign show the following influences: Islamic metalwork and glass on porcelains; Tibetan Buddhist motifs on decorative arts and sculpture. As this book demonstrates, the art of this phase of the Ming dynasty clearly had a seminal role in the development of later Chinese decorative arts.

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Decorations and Wishes for Chinese New Year, Pingyao, Shanxi HXT9934

Decorations and Wishes for Chinese New Year, Pingyao, Shanxi  HXT9934

During the Chinese New Year, all houses will be decorated with couplets. People wrote good wishes on the couplets.

Walkway Decorations

Walkway Decorations

Large jugs labed "Wine" decorate the walkways of the Crown Plaza Lijiang.

china decorations

china decorations

China Modern

Twenty-first century China is a country on the move, as the nation's designers draw on classical Chinese accents and blend these with modern, dynamic ideas. This book is divided into types of Chinese style, from renovations of the Qing dynasty siheyuan (court houses) and 1930s longtangs (lane houses) of Shanghai to modernist villas by the Great Wall of China and Bauhaus-inspired stone buildings. Thirty-six of the most innovative homes and interiors in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong are explored, with interior designs that are sensational, cutting-edge, and contemporary.

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