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Chinese ceremonial papers an illustrated bibliography by Roderick Cave

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Published in Risbury, Whittington Press .
Written in English


  • Paper work -- China -- History.,
  • Ceremonial objects -- China -- History.,
  • China -- Social life and customs.

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StatementRoderick Cave.
The Physical Object
Pagination[74] p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18918687M
ISBN 101854280686

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  Joss paper burning is usually the last act performed in a Chinese ancestor worship ceremony. Joss paper squares may be burned as is, folded in half or stacked into elaborate pagodas or lotuses. People may write the names of loved ones on the back of the offering, before saying a quiet prayer while the item burns and the smoke rises into the air. Chinese Export Porcelain. Chinese Export Ceramics “Chinese export ceramics are highly valued and collectible. This beautiful book tells the story of Chinese ceramics exported to Europe, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia from the 14th to the 19th centuries .   The importance of this ritual is made plain by the character 礼 lǐ which can mean both ceremony; ritual and gift. A birthday or wedding gift is usually wrapped in red paper for luck. The Chinese language and culture leads itself to much symbolism. Introduce kids to the beauty of Chinese characters with our Chinese character and calligraphy worksheets. These comprehensive worksheets take kids through the process of calligraphy to create characters and complete words. Kids will also learn how to pronounce the words they write and see how words evolved from pictures to characters.

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