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Unusual Chinese Christian Buy In France

Still around France on a buying trip and just bought a very unusual Chinese painting of Christ. Notice the stylized clouds in the background similar to the ones found on porcelains and bronzes, also the eyes are very Chinese in style very much like the classic Chinese paintings depicting Europeans from the 18thc.

Christianity in China appeared in the 7th century, during the Tang dynasty, but did not take root until it was reintroduced in the 16th century by Jesuit missionaries. Although its lineage in China is not as ancient as Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism or Confucianism, Christianity, through various ways, has been present in China since at least the 7th century and has gained significant influence during the last 200 years. READ MORE

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Quick News 14th Of Aug 2018

How Sotheby’s new Asia chief is getting Chinese buyers to expand their collections

How Sotheby’s new Asia chief is getting Chinese buyers to expand their collections

Chinese collectors have branched out from decorative pieces to areas like contemporary Asian and even Old Masters

Source: www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/2145688/grandpa-brought-chinese-antiques-abroad-now-sothebys-new-asia

Police in China arrest man suspected of robbing ancient tomb

Police in China arrest man suspected of robbing ancient tomb

Tuyuhun Kingdom was established by nomadic people during the early Tang dynasty and is best known for extensive military expeditions

Source: www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2152001/police-arrest-suspected-member-gang-which-raided-ancient-and

A New ‘Trade-War Tax’ on Chinese Art Has US Dealers Up in Arms

A New ‘Trade-War Tax’ on Chinese Art Has US Dealers Up in Arms | artnet News

Dealers and art experts are alarmed by a proposed Trump Administration tariff that would hit Chinese art and antiques entering the US.

Source: news.artnet.com/art-world/art-world-proposed-china-tariffs-1331231

Priceless collection of ancient Chinese art donated to city museum

Priceless collection of ancient Chinese art donated to city museum

Works from Song, Ming and Qing dynasties among 355 pieces that will feature in dedicated Chih Lo Lou Gallery

Source: www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/community/article/2156061/priceless-collection-chinese-paintings-and-calligraphy

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Quick News For 7th Aug 2018

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Empresses of China’s last dynasty make U.S. debut – Xinhua | English.news.cn

Empresses of China’s last dynasty make U.S. debut – Xinhua | English.news.cn

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) — An exhibition to explore the role of empresses in China’s last dynasty — the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) will be on view starting Aug. 18 at a well-known museum in the Untied States.

Source: www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-08/07/c_137372126.htm

Museum call for only dragon kiln

Source: http://www.thestandard.com.hk/section-news.php?id=198735&sid=4

New book series to depict Shanghai’s 6000 years of history-Eastday

New book series to depict Shanghai’s 6000 years of history-Eastday

Source: english.eastday.com/Shanghai/u1ai8603765.html

Young collectors fall under spell of Chinas age-old jade love affair

Young collectors fall under spell of China’s age-old jade love affair

History of mineral used in ornaments, jewellery and tools once reserved only for emperors revealed in book by Hong Kong jade enthusiast Michael Liu

Source: www.scmp.com/magazines/style/watches-jewellery/article/2158134/why-young-collectors-are-falling-under-spell