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Dragon throne at the Imperial Palace, GuGong (Forbidden City, Zijincheng), Beijing

Dragon throne at the Imperial Palace, GuGong (Forbidden City, Zijincheng), Beijing

Besides the Forbidden City in Beijing, the Shenyang Imperial Palace is the only other existing palace complex in China. Within its walls much is revealed about the early Qing Dynasty. It was listed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 2004 as an extension of the Forbidden City and is now the most popular and renowned tourist attraction in Shenyang.

Besides the Forbidden City in Beijing, the Shenyang Imperial Palace is the only other existing palace complex in China. Within its walls much is revealed about the early Qing Dynasty. It was listed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 2004 as an extension of the Forbidden City and is now the most popular and renowned tourist attraction in Shenyang.

Antique chinese imperial five-claw dragon throne chair carved huanghuali wood

Antique chinese imperial five-claw dragon throne chair carved huanghuali wood

The Shrine and the Imperial Throne in Chongzheng Hall. Elaborately decorated, the shrine stands on a wooden dais in front of the throne. Two golden dragons coil down from the top of the shrine. From “Palace Architecture,” a volume of the Library of Ancient Chinese Architecture.

The Shrine and the Imperial Throne in Chongzheng Hall. Elaborately decorated, the shrine stands on a wooden dais in front of the throne. Two golden dragons coil down from the top of the shrine. From “Palace Architecture,” a volume of the Library of Ancient Chinese Architecture.

Itomaki tachi koshirae, the blade inside was specially remounted with solid gold fittings by Ota Yoshihisa for the Emperor Meiji who gave the sword to the British Minister Sir Harry Parkes on the occasion of his private audience with the emperor in May 1871. A plate on the tsuba (sword-guard) carries a dedicatory inscription to Parkes which indicates that the remounting was carried out specifically for the gift. Victoria and Albert Museum.

Itomaki tachi koshirae, the blade inside was specially remounted with solid gold fittings by Ota Yoshihisa for the Emperor Meiji who gave the sword to the British Minister Sir Harry Parkes on the occasion of his private audience with the emperor in May 1871. A plate on the tsuba (sword-guard) carries a dedicatory inscription to Parkes which indicates that the remounting was carried out specifically for the gift. Victoria and Albert Museum.

Tanto koshirae.

Tanto koshirae.

A beautiful decorated tanto Japan, 19th Century

A beautiful decorated tanto Japan, 19th Century

侍の芸術 (Arte Del Samurai)

侍の芸術 (Arte Del Samurai)

Tibetan dragon mask  This fearsome Tibetan dragon mask would be worn by a participant in a traditional Devil Dance.  This object featured in the  exhibition 'Treasured: Wonderful Things, Amazing Stories' at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Tibetan dragon mask This fearsome Tibetan dragon mask would be worn by a participant in a traditional Devil Dance. This object featured in the exhibition 'Treasured: Wonderful Things, Amazing Stories' at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Dragon Mask Tibetan Buddhist Bronze Handcrafted from Nepal Very ...

Dragon Mask Tibetan Buddhist Bronze Handcrafted from Nepal Very ...