Qianlong


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Qian·long

 (chyän′lo͝ong′) also Ch'ien-lung (chyĕn′lo͝ong′) 1711-1799.
Chinese emperor (1735-1796) of the Qing dynasty who subdued the Turkish and Mongolian threats to northern China, expanded the empire, and was a patron of the arts.
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This essay, written by a historian of religion who is interested in investigating "the relationship of signification and subjectivity in eighteenth-century China" (Zito 1994: 103), has at its core an analysis of a double portrait of Qing Gaozong, the Qianlong Emperor (r.
Taking her cue from a portrait of the Emperor Qianlong, she argues that it was on surfaces that human beings, and the Emperor in particular, found the site for order and pattern in the battle against chaos.
Among the over 700 lots in the auction are an important Chinese bronze cannon dated the 34th Year of the Reign of the Emperor Kangxi (1695), a 17th century River Landscape rhinoceros horn libation cup, a Ming style blue and white glazed porcelain bowl with the Qianlong Seal Mark and of the Period, numerous fine jade carvings, and over 200 lots of monochrome porcelains.
The teapot was an ode to Emperor Qianlong, who lived from 1711 to 1799.
The Qianlong Emperor (1735-96), another fervent Buddhist, was also a passionate collector of Tibetan bronzes.
The Qianlong blue and white porcelain bowl, painted with five boys at play, pictured with its seal mark.
It was the Emperor Qianlong, ruler from 1736 to 1795, who codified official dress and its accessories.
Another item decorated in cloisonne enamelling can be found at Lot 389: An 18th Century Qianlong Period Chinese Cloisonne Censer.
A PAIR of antique vases worth thousands of pounds have been stolen from a historic Midland tourist attraction The Qianlong vases, dating back to 1780 and worth pounds 1,500 each, were stolen from National Trust property Hanbury Hall near Droitwich in Worcestershire.
The small, blue and white porcelain jar, from the Qianlong period, is just 14 inches tall, decorated with bands of plantain leaves, waves, and a cloud-collar at the waisted neck and broad shoulders.
It dates from the time of Emperor Qianlong, who reigned from 1735 to 1796.
A major area of the Foundation's work is to support projects that revitalize traditional Chinese arts, including a partnership with The Prince's Charities in the United Kingdom to present the film The Emperor's Secret Garden in Spring 2010, which tells the story of a unique building inside the Forbidden City in Beijing with some of the finest architectural interiors and decor of the Qianlong reign (1736-1795) that had been closed for almost a century.