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The Ming, Bricks and Beauty

by Lee Lawrence
A show at the St. Louis Art Museum tells the story of the Ming Dynasty through art and artifacts.
Juli Williams
Juli Williams • 1 year ago

Two dragons presenting a heart-shaped amber Buried 1647-1658 From the tomb of Lady Chen, wife of Tong Bonian, in Dengfushan, outside the Zhonghua Gate, Nanjing

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