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[22 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on Lotus and Crane Rectangular Pots: Spirit of New Era | 760 views]
Lotus and Crane Rectangular Pots: Spirit of New Era

This pair of pots are relics unearthed in 1923 at the Great Tomb of King of Zheng State in Xinzheng, Henan Province. Their design and patterns are almost identical to each other. One of them is now at its home province – Henan Museum; the other one is at The Palace Museum in Beijing.

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[24 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on Pottery Eagle-shaped Zun Vessel – Guardian of the Tribe | 1,668 views]

Name: Pottery Eagle-shaped Zun Vessel | 中文名: 陶鹰尊
Date to: Neolithic period | Culture: Yangshao Culture (5000 – 3000 BC)
Unearthed: 1958@Taiping Village, Hua County, Shaanxi | Current location: National Museum of China
Dimension: height: 36cm
A Beijing Olympics good-will ambassador

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[9 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on Childhood of Humanity on Pottery – Pottery Vat Decorated with Stork, Fish and Stone Ax | 1,020 views]

Name: Pottery Vat Decorated with Stork, Fish and Stone Ax | 中文名: 彩绘鹳鱼石斧图陶缸
Date to: Neolithic period | Culture: Yangshao Culture (5000 – 3000 BC)
Unearthed: 1978@Linru, Henan | Current location: National Museum of China
Dimension: diameter: 32.7cm, height: 47cm
A ceramic painting shows a stork pecking a fish, next to a stone ax.