It was made in various shapes; that is, square, rectangle and circle. The square and rectangular dings were four legged whereas the circular dings were three legged. Initially, the ceramic made ding vessels…
Download full paperFile format: .doc, available for editing
Download file to see previous pages
During this period, the ding had been secularized hence its other purpose included cooking and serving foods and wine apart from the other ritual functions. Dings were mainly used in the households of rulers particularly the royal families. They were symbols of status within the Chinese society and were also presented as gifts to foreign rulers. In the event of death of the members of the monarchy, they would be buried with the vessels which were meant to be used in the other world in serving the spirits (A universal guide for China studies, n.p).
The bronze lidded vessel (ding) is circular in shape. It has two handles with each handle placed on either side of the vessel. Its three legs are attached separately at the base of the vessel. On the other hand, the lid is placed at the top (opening) of the vessel. There are statues of animals neatly curved on the lid-that is, a lioness and a tiger. On its surface, it is decorated with drawings of dragons and it is interlaced patterns of spirals (AMICA
...Download file to see next pagesRead More
The author states that South Eastern art and architecture was heavily influenced by India as well as China. Cambodia was home to the Khmer art which based the temples on Indian architecture but gave them its unique style of sculptures with voluptuous figures and serene faces. Most of SEA art forms were influenced by Indian Hinduism earlier.
Despite the popularity of art that enabled artists such as Leyster and Millet to depict realism and symbolism, today’s painting does not enjoy such identity because of various constrains that include consciousness and financial capability on the part of individuals.
The issue of whether or not the Mausoleum should be excavated has generated a heated debate among professional archaeologists, history philosophers across the world (Liao, Pan, and Ma 395). On the one hand, there is the school of thought arguing that excavators should not carry out any more excavations on the site because the current machines will interrupt the cultural value of the contents of the tomb.
However, the participation of women in domestic activities helped them to have an influence in economic and political structures. In the home setup, they acted as counselors and hence managed to influence their husband’s
As the paper stresses the Mughal emperor, Jahangir, had permitted the East India Company to trade in India in 1617. With the downfall of the Mughal Empire, the British started increasing their influences over the other rulers and slowly took control in terms of trading as well as the administration and running of the country.
The Impressionists survived the years of despair, poverty and deprivation. They bravely fought for the opportunity to paint the world as they beheld it. It took many decades for the majority to comprehend and absorb the aesthetic