Textile with Floral Medallion | China | Tang dynasty (618–907) | The Met
This extremely rare and elegant textile is identical to an eighth-century example preserved in Shōsōin, a famous treasury in the Todai-ji temple in Nara, Japan, that houses imperial gifts from Tang-dynasty China
Pair of large Chinese late Qing dynasty globular form jars with domed covers moulded in relief with cranes resting in a lotus pond among large flowering plants and leafy stems executed in susancai colors of green, yellow, and aubergine with black and white highlights. The domed covers are decorated with lotus flowers. The bases bear Wang Bing Rong seal marks in relief. 19th century. Measure about 9 1/2" high by about 8 1/2" diameter. Very good overall condition with nice iridescence to the green
Tang dynasty officer's saber preserved in Japan's 正倉院 or "Imperial House Agency," Shosoin Kunaicho, designated as "Tang-era katanas." From the Nara period till the Heian period, Japan modified the Tang blade until the form became the modern katana.
Gold archer ring, late Western Zhou/early Spring and Autumn period; excavated in Hancheng, Shannxi Province, China
Одежда и аксессуары ручной работы. Sofia. Наталья Собкович (Сердюкова). Ярмарка Мастеров. Богемное платье