The Chinese Yongle emperor died #onthisday in 1424. These examples of world-famous Ming dynasty blue-and-white porcelain were all produced during his reign – a time when court patronage advanced the quality of porcelain production. The intricate patterns were applied before glazing, and created using cobalt blue pigment.
Persians did this and Chinese merchants copied then mastered this technique
I heard a comment on TV recently that porcelain held the Chinese back technologically because it inhibited their need for glass and it's subsequent invention and production which was a stepping stone to other advances but I can't grasp the context. Anyone able to clarify or offer opinion?
Today is the Future of STEM: Back to School Minority Opportunity Fair!
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British poet, printmaker and artist William Blake died #onthisday in 1827. Blake developed his own style of illustrated poems – he worked at the same time as Romantic poets and painters, but his style..
Get ready for the new school year with "The Future of STEM: Back to School Minority Opportunity Fair" tomorrow from 10-2!
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Dino Dig LIVECAM - 08/11/2017: Today we're connecting to our paleontologists as they dig up dinosaur fossils out in Utah! Post your questions or comments below, and we'll relay them to the stage! Yo..
Learn more about the history of the Great Shrine of Amaravati and the people who funded its construction in this blog by Curator Imma Ramos.
Someone Chained Their Dog Up For 10 Days Because They Said He's 'Diseased'
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