Important jades include examples from the Yuan Dynasty
(1160-1368) all the way through to the end of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
Spurling's novel is said to be a 'mesmerising' tale of the final years of the Mongol-ruled Yuan Dynasty
in 14th-century China.
They widely applied the techniques to products of Jiexiu Kiln in Shanxi, Jizhou Kiln in Jiangxi Province and other kilns, particularly the underglaze painting techniques of Jizhou Kiln were still widely used in the Yuan Dynasty
and laid a solid foundation for the production of blue and white porcelain in Jingdezhen Kiln in the Yuan Dynasty
Shane McCausland's study explores the value and function of visual media in China during the Yuan dynasty
, covering everything from porcelain to tomb murals.
He could have come across Yuan Dynasty
(1271-1368) cups with rippling rims and thin bodies and, to be contrary as Ohr was, placing the two disparate parts together would have probably thrilled him because of the visual dichotomy.
By the Yuan Dynasty
(1271-1368) there had been several maritime routes from China to Africa.
Five dynasties including the Southern Song Dynasty established their capitals here and Marco Polo, the Italian traveller, described it as "the most beautiful city in the world" during the Yuan Dynasty
Fu Shen argues that, given the completion of the paintings at the end of the Yuan dynasty
, it is unlikely that these paintings would have entered the collection of the already deteriorating Yuan court, which collapsed in 1368.
During China's Yuan Dynasty
in the 13th century, astronomer Guo Shoujing set up an observatory on the Xisha Islands, Qin added.
Eight centuries ago, during the Yuan dynasty
, Beijing sent some officials to conduct a survey at Huangyan Island (Scarborough Shoal).
In the mid-thirteenth century of Yuan Dynasty
, the Mongol occupation also brought in a large number of Han and Mongolian to Yunnan (Yang 2009).
A specialist on the medieval Mongols and the Yuan Dynasty
of China, Rachewiltz (culture, history, and language; Australian National U.