bushdog:

【必見】故宮博物院の至宝。あの究極の神品「白菜」が東京にやってくる!

これ、台湾の故宮博物院で見た。ホント凄いよ。
単体のヒスイから削り出されてて、白と緑の色は、着色じゃなくて石の色そのままなんだぜ。

(via peonypompa)

Timestamp: 1409036430

gardenofthefareast:

Chinese jade carved objects have been created in China since Neolithic period.

Timestamp: 1409007626

yama-bato:

Netsuke 
An octopus, by Tomotada

link

(via mudwerks)

Timestamp: 1406934058

devilduck:

Etruscan, Carnelian scarab with wounded centaur, c.450 BC (source).

(Source: aleyma, via marshmallowsandbubbles)

Timestamp: 1406674835

acqua-di-fiori:

Archaistic jade ring / pendant. Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century AD, China. In the shape of a dragon and a boy.

Wonderful!

(via hicobeli)

Timestamp: 1406530831

dopatonin:

engraving in the femur of a cow.

(via starongie)

Timestamp: 1403506826

centuriespast:

Goblet Inscribed with the Names of King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti

Period: New Kingdom, Amarna Period Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Akhenaten Date: ca. 1353–1336 B.C. Geography: Country of Origin Egypt Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

(via peonypompa)

Timestamp: 1389668445

gardenofthefareast:

Hand Fragment from a Monumental Buddha
Tibet
14th c.

Timestamp: 1388718053

wasbella102:

Tsukamoto Kyokusai:  Camellia

(Japan)

(via marshmallowsandbubbles)

Timestamp: 1388113236

japaneseaesthetics:

museeguimet:

Bamboo flute.  About 18th century, Japan

Étui à pipe à décor d’insectes et de végétaux

Époque Edo (1603-1868)

Bambou, bois, corail, incrustation, ivoire, nacre
Site de production :
Japon

(C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier

Section Japon du musée Guimet

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Timestamp: 1388048437