Guangzhou Art

Koi - art made with silk embroidery.

Koi – art made with silk embroidery.

One room of the Chen Ancestral Temple held beautiful examples of painting with silk thread.
Another room held these beautiful blue stone sculptures:

Ancestral urns?

Ancestral urns?

There were rooms of artifacts related to scholars; during the more recent dynasties, rich Chinese were often scholars.

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A giant's inkstone with beautiful carving

A giant’s inkstone with beautiful carving

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A scholar's study.

A scholar’s study.

This scholar would not have been able to see out his window, but would instead have been inspired by beautiful classic scenes.

A window screen in the scholar's room.

A window screen in the scholar’s room.

These look like roses. China teas?

These look like roses. China teas?

Beautiful glass work of ducks on a pond in front of a mountain.

Beautiful glass work of ducks on a pond in front of a mountain.

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One comment on “Guangzhou Art

  1. Oh, I love that Koi art with silk embroidery and that giant ink-stone blew my mind. Thanks for sharing.

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