Hong Kong-based dealer Orientique brings a rare pair of Qing cloisonne and champleve enamel elephants from the Qianlong period (1736-95), while another highlight can be seen on the stand of Paris-based Christian Deydier, who offers a ritual bronze vessel from the Eastern Zhou
Ordering the exotic: ritual practices in the late Western and early Eastern Zhou
Researchers said the texture and the production technique of the newly discovered relics is much more sophisticated than Terracotta Warriors and Horses because they were mainly made from leather during the Shang Dynasty, Western Zhou Dynasty and Eastern Zhou
This is questionable--and one of the author's more general points, that poems were more malleable in the performance culture of the Eastern Zhou
than the textual culture of the Han, would appear to suggest otherwise.
The chronological sections cover Shang and Western Zhou 1250 to 771 BC, Eastern Zhou
770 to 256 BC, and Qin and Han 221 BC to 220 AD.
The Eastern Zhou
dynasty (770-221 BCE), which ruled prior to the Qin, worshipped fire, represented by the colour red, and accordingly, red was prominent in the Zhou people's attire.
The papers gathered in this collection concentrate on the symbiosis between text and ritual in early China, specifically during the period from the Eastern Zhou
to the Han dynasty.
China, Shanxi Province, Houma Eastern Zhou
The most extraordinary discovery was that Eastern Zhou
bronze bells were designed to produce two distinct pitches, depending on where they were struck, at an interval of a major or minor 3rd.
3), etched Chinese bronzes from the Eastern Zhou
period (770-256 BC), prehistoric handprints on rocks--interpreted as the earliest proto-expression of relief printing--and artworks by contemporary practitioners (including Stijnman himself; Fig.
Judging from the size of the tomb and the scale and type of artifacts it contained, it may have contained the body of a dignitary who lived about 2,600 years ago during the Eastern Zhou
Period (770 - 256 BC), said Hao Daohua, a researcher from the Shandong Archaeology Research Institute and leader of the excavation project.
Music in ancient China; an archaeological and art historical study of strings, winds, and drums during the Eastern Zhou
and Han periods (770 B.