Sunday, May 14, 2006

At a museum


I went to a university art museum the other day and saw this beautiful folding screen at the entrance. Elegant with a warm glow, it is decorated with beautiful carvings of flowers, scrolls, and in the centre of the left pane, a scholar. My guess is it was once in a study since in the lower part (not shown here), there is a carving of a desk as well. Beautiful, isn't it?

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Comments on "At a museum"

 

Anonymous Anne said ... (May 14, 2006 7:48 PM) : 

Oh nice carving! Beautiful!

 

Blogger Anna said ... (May 14, 2006 8:27 PM) : 

Very beautiful !!

 

Blogger Carol said ... (May 14, 2006 9:37 PM) : 

Yes, it's very beautiful. I love looking at all your photos!

 

Blogger bob said ... (May 14, 2006 11:19 PM) : 

Lovely shot

 

Blogger luggi said ... (May 15, 2006 12:02 AM) : 

Indeed.

 

Blogger danne said ... (May 15, 2006 12:58 AM) : 

Hi. How nice to have found your blogg! I bookmarked you! See ya tomorrow!

 

Blogger Nicola said ... (May 15, 2006 1:04 AM) : 

Very nice wood work!

 

Blogger paradise said ... (May 15, 2006 4:38 AM) : 

i've always loved chinese folding screens, the artisanship is just beautiful.

 

Blogger Lisi said ... (May 15, 2006 5:14 PM) : 

Hi Danne, welcome to HKDP!

Thanks everyone for your footprints...I decided to sneak this shot because the museum staff told me "I couldn't see what goes on downstairs at the entrance"...very nice of him. :-)

 

Blogger DohaDailyPhoto said ... (May 16, 2006 3:43 AM) : 

wow i love all type of arts

 

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