30 septembre 2007

Nouvelles plantes et espèces animales découvertes au Vietnam

Anoectochilus annamenis, a new orchid species found in Vietnam. A new snake species, called white-lipped keelback, discovered in Vietnam. Gastrodia theana, a very rare leafless orchid discovered in Vietnam. A new species of skipper from the genus Zela discovered in Vietnam. Saccolabiopsis viridiflora was named after its white to light green colored flowers. HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Scientists have discovered 11 new species of plants and animals in Vietnam, including a snake, two butterflies and... [Lire la suite]
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29 septembre 2007

"2000 Years of Architectural Models from the Henan Museum" aux Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire de Bruxelles

Mansion with attics and watch tower. Polychrom terracotta - 175 x 168 x 76 cm, Later Han : 2nd century BRUSSELS, BELGIUM.- The Royal Museums of Art and History present 2000 Years of Architectural Models from the Henan Museum. Looking to fill in a much less known and appreciated aspect of Chinese art – more particularly the country’s diverse architecture – the Royal Museums of Art and History are presenting the exhibition ‘Under the Chinese Roof’ in close co-operation with China’s Henan Museum. It is the first time a large... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2007

Don de la tête de cheval de bronze par le Dr Stanley Ho

Dr. Stanley Ho with the Bronze. Credit: Virgile Simon Bertrand. © Sotheby's Images HONG KONG.-Sotheby's Hong Kong is pleased to announce that Dr. Stanley Ho, Standing Committee Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, has decided to donate the Bronze Horse Head of Haiyantang in the Yuanmingyuan (or Summer Palace) to China upon his purchase of the piece in a sale brokered by Sotheby’s for HK$69.1 million (£4.42 million, US$8.84 million). The Bronze was originally scheduled to be... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2007

"Silk Road to Clipper Ship: Trade, Changing Markets and East Asian Ceramics" au Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

Blue-and-White Ewer with Silver Fittings, China, early 15th century, Porcelain with underglaze blue painting KALAMAZOO, MI.- A new exhibition at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts demonstrates the impact of the exchange of goods, people and ideas on Chinese potters, and their counterparts in Japan, over nearly two thousand years of history. Silk Road to Clipper Ship: Trade, Changing Markets and East Asian Ceramics opens Saturday, September 8 and continues through Sunday, November 25. Throughout recorded history, the technical and... [Lire la suite]
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