BRONZE FU LION CENSER LATE QING DYNASTY modelled as the seated beast with it head turned to one side 18cm high Find this Pin and more on Chinese carved arts and metalwork by Sandra Atwood.
Pixiu – The Pixiu is another legendary hybrid creature that comes from China. Even though no part of his body resembled a human organ, the mythological creature was often describe
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The chapter introduces a slightly expanded list of media (clay, glass, metal, wood, fiber, lacquer, jade, and ivory) using examples drawn from outside the West (a Chinese jade vase) or before the category of art was theorized (a medieval European aquamanile).
The four beasts differ from the four beasts in Ezekiel chapter 1 and Revelation 4, 6–8 in that there are a lion, a calf, an eagle and a man faced creature. The beasts have four wings, just as the beasts in Ezekiel have four wings, the first beast has its wings removed, it is stood upright, and it is given the mind of a man.
The Pisa Griffin is a large bronze sculpture of a griffin, a mythical beast, which has been in Pisa in Italy since the Middle Ages, though it is of Islamic origin. It is the largest medieval Islamic metal sculpture known, at over three feet tall (42.5 inches, or 1.07 m.), and was probably created in the 11th century in Al-Andalus (Islamic Spain).
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INTRODUCTION. The Photographic Collection of the Warburg Institute was, like the Library, originally the private collection of Aby Warburg. At the time of his death in 1929 it already contained around 15,000 photographs, and in the years since then it has grown steadily, consisting at present of about 300,000 photographs divided into more than 17,000 categories.
Classical antiquity is a broad term for a long period of cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea, comprising the interlocking civilizations of ancient Greece and ancient Rome, collectively known as the Greco-Roman world.