Zhu Xihua 朱熙华, coin designer and engraver at the Shanghai Mint Co Ltd 上海造币有限公司 has just been honoured with a Shanghai Skilled Worker Award.
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September 26, 2017 1 Comment
“Chinese Coins from the Scholar’s Study” at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, opened on 25 April. It closes on Sunday 24 September. It’s a small, but thoughtful display and well worth a visit if you can make it.
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September 22, 2017 1 Comment
Over the summer there was an exhibition of paintings “Transitions: Dong Yuan, Lam Tung-pang and Lao Tongli” （转变：董媛，林东鹏, 劳同丽）at Chambers Fine Art (前波画廊) in New York (22 June – 2 Sept 2017).
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Coins Weekly runs a regular feature “Who’s Who in Numismatics”, introducing people who are active in the field. So far, in terms of people working on East Asian numismatics, they have featured Joe Cribb and last week the spotlight was on François Thierry de Crussol. I hope they’ll also go further afield and feature some of the numismatists based in East Asia too. (BTW, subscription to Coins Weekly is free) (more…)
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September 18, 2017 3 Comments
In August, a colleague sent me this photograph from the
Canadian War Museum, in Ottawa, with the question “Is it a well-known thing?” (more…)
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September 11, 2017 9 Comments
JEAN began as a paper journal in 1994, and since 2016 has transformed into a bilingual (Chinese and English) e-journal. The Chinese editor is Michael Chou. The English editor is Bruce W. Smith. There’s a good introduction to the journal and the editors
China Numismatics 《中国钱币》 is published bimonthly by the China Numismatic Museum 中国钱币博物馆 and China Numismatic Society 中国钱币学会 in Beijing. The journal is published in Chinese. (more…)
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September 4, 2017 1 Comment
The Book of Swindles: Selections from a Late Ming Collection, by Zhang Yingyu, translated by Christopher Rea and Bruce Rusk (Columbia University Press, 2017), ISBN 9780231178631. (more…)
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September 1, 2017 1 Comment