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Art History: Introduction + Claim

Evangeline Ng

Monday, Mar 21, 2016 - 01:39:02 pm

@ Evangeline Ng

The general purpose of Chinese bronze vessels was to communicate with spirits, usually that of their ancestors. Food and wine are placed in these bronze vessels as offerings, and communication was usually through inscriptions on the bronzes for the ancestors as well as to future generations. The bronze vessels are decorated with intricate designs called “tao tie” 饕餮, often recognized Read more →

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