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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 257–276.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Kin Sum (Sammy) Li Abstract In approximately 300 bce , a new method was developed in the design and manufacturing technologies of the bronze mirror production industry in China that changed the ways in which producers cast mirrors. This article utilizes four mirrors as examples to illustrate...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 April 2014
... manufacturing methods.8 finds of Roman plaster casts at Begram in Afghanistan The terracotta bullae from Ter constitute an excel- confirm that in South Asia too, molds and casts func- lent example of how new technologies and imported tioned as artistic repertoires and moved with trade...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Jun ware Qing-dynasty ceramics Qianlong material culture copper-red glazes porcelain The Tiangong kaiwu 天工開物 (Exploitation of the Works of Nature; 1637), the widely cited late-Ming encyclopedia detailing technology, material culture, and the manufacture of goods, records an event where...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., inventing, producing, and using new materials and technologies. Machine-made cordage made of abaca was an American invention, endowing the Massachusetts merchants who engaged in its manufacture and trade a singular stature. Abaca ropes were manufactured by hand until Mugford established the Santa Mesa...
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Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2023
... , published in the late Ming, explains that before the Jiajing period there was beitang qing 陂塘青, a smalt used for making porcelains. 38 The gazetteer mentions that beitang qing was manufactured at Leping 樂平, south of the porcelain hub Jingdezhen 景德鎮, and its use ceased during the mid-Jiajing period...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 43–57.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Sarah Laursen; Donna Strahan Copyright © Asia Society 2014 Art and Technology in a Chinese Gold Cicada Plaque sarah laursen Middlebury College donna...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 95–120.
Published: 01 April 2007
... continuous move- object is of human manufacture or not does not ment. Moreover, spirit writing and the motifs concerned affect its potency or authenticity. What matters share a common emphasis on spontaneous formation. is that the omen be appropriate, accurate, and By ‘‘spontaneous’’ I mean...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 85–117.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., and mobilization of court painters, the workplaces that produced paintings at the Yongzheng and Qianlong courts were under the supervision of the Office of Manufacture and Procurement (Zaobanchu 造辦處), a mega-institution that took charge of the material life of the imperial family. The objects in its charge...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 1–53.
Published: 01 April 2022
... bronzes. First, the new, lacquer-influenced decorative tastes of Warring States (480–221 bce ) patrons led to the expansion of a design concept that had been present in bronze manufacture since the Shang: the notion of imbedding color into recessed channels. However, there was a difference...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (2): 276–280.
Published: 01 October 2022
... a methodological turn has shifted conversation away from style (“Dunhuang's Contribution to Chinese Art History,” 9:287–351). With a gentle hand, Silbergeld navigates some of the earliest conversations about quality (“inferior” objects were regarded as Dunhuang manufacture, superior items were fabricated in other...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 April 2018
... modern valence. As with other East Asian papermaking traditions, Japanese paper ( washi 和紙) is distinguished by several material and technological characteristics (distinctive features of which are the length and strength of the bast fibers and the addition into the pulp of a mucilaginous agent...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 155–163.
Published: 01 October 2013
... scholars to respond to An’s call to arms. (Ch’ongdokpu) promoted research on historical places and the study of government manufacturing in Korea O Sech’ang’s Biography and the Political in an attempt to fundamentally recast traditional culture Background of Ku˘ nyo˘kso˘hwa sa as a colonial culture...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 3–36.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., areas traditionally imitation was understood and realized in actual tomb known for their manufacture of bricks and development constructions. Similarly, the term fang mugou, ‘‘imitat- of brickwork techniques. This style of tomb appeared in ing wooden structure has in the past been employed the 9th...
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Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 April 2023
... . “ Study of Open Spaces in the Context of Dhaka City for Sustainable Use: A Syntactic Approach .” International Journal of Engineering and Technology 6 , no. 3 ( 2014 ): 238 – 43 . https://doi.org/10.7763/IJET.2014.V6.704 . Ksiazek, Sarah . “ Architectural Culture in the Fifties: Louis Kahn...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and administrative functions from functions such as commerce and manufacturing. 7 Gateways were needed to enable passage between the various enclosed spaces within these cities, and the construction of imposing twin towers at these gateways served both to enhance their defensive function and to create a visual...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 209–236.
Published: 01 October 2017
... relevance: The international character of the fine arts [ belle arte ] increases parallel to the development of communication and information technologies. But it also often occurs that a movement launched by a group of artists belonging to a single country reverses conventions and opens a new horizon. I...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 157–190.
Published: 01 October 2018
... of Western Han manufacture. 43 In the pendant from M6 the shield shape has almost been swallowed up by the very large aperture, the pointed tip is perforated, and the remainder of the shield has been reduced to a narrow collar. The curving forms that were once appendages have become a wraparound frame...
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Archives of Asian Art (2003) 53 (1): 71–104.
Published: 01 April 2003
... auspicious images, we Wang further observed that such signs could well be manufactured encounter, unavoidably, the issue of belief—an issue that I by humans and still be valid. He even suggested that heavenly texts am not prepared to resolve here. I°4 I understand, however, from the past...