Portrait of a Chinese Imperial Bodyguard (Zhanyinbao), with archery equipment and wearing a sheathed dao (1760). This full-length depiction of an imperial bodyguard of the first rank is from a set of one hundred portraits of loyal officials and valiant warriors commissioned by the Qianlong emperor (r. 1736–95) that originally hung in the Hall of Imperial Brilliance (Ziguang Ge), the pavilion in the Forbidden City where the emperor received tribute offerings and entertained foreign…

Portrait of a Chinese Imperial Bodyguard (Zhanyinbao), with archery equipment and wearing a sheathed dao (1760). This full-length depiction of an imperial bodyguard of the first rank is from a set of one hundred portraits of loyal officials and valiant warriors commissioned by the Qianlong emperor (r. 1736–95) that originally hung in the Hall of Imperial Brilliance (Ziguang Ge), the pavilion in the Forbidden City where the emperor received tribute offerings and entertained foreign…

Taoism Week! Imperial thangka of the Qianlong Emperor depicting Guan Yu as Sangharama Bodhisattva China (1700s) [Source] Guan Gong Temple, Yokohama Japan [Source] Guan Gong altar, Lecheng Temple,...

Taoism Week! Imperial thangka of the Qianlong Emperor depicting Guan Yu as Sangharama Bodhisattva China (1700s) [Source] Guan Gong Temple, Yokohama Japan [Source] Guan Gong altar, Lecheng Temple,...

CHA DAO: A Story of the Qianlong Emperor and the Jade Tea Bowl

CHA DAO: A Story of the Qianlong Emperor and the Jade Tea Bowl

Portrait of a Chinese Imperial Bodyguard (Zhanyinbao), with archery equipment and wearing a sheathed dao (1760). This full-length depiction of an imperial bodyguard of the first rank is from a set of one hundred portraits of loyal officials and valiant warriors commissioned by the Qianlong emperor (r. 1736–95) that originally hung in the Hall of Imperial Brilliance (Ziguang Ge), the pavilion in the Forbidden City where the emperor received tribute offerings and entertained foreign…

Portrait of a Chinese Imperial Bodyguard (Zhanyinbao), with archery equipment and wearing a sheathed dao (1760). This full-length depiction of an imperial bodyguard of the first rank is from a set of one hundred portraits of loyal officials and valiant warriors commissioned by the Qianlong emperor (r. 1736–95) that originally hung in the Hall of Imperial Brilliance (Ziguang Ge), the pavilion in the Forbidden City where the emperor received tribute offerings and entertained foreign…

Sedimentary-inkstones with the Qianlong Emperor's Poems (Chengni Qianlong yuzhi shangyan) 

Sedimentary-inkstones with the Qianlong Emperor's Poems (Chengni Qianlong yuzhi shangyan) 

‘Portrait of Lady Hoja, Consort of the Qing Dynasty Qianlong Emperor’, 1760, Giuseppe Castiglione and 'The Fourth Concubine of Hexing (Wo Hing) of Hong Kong’, 1864, Guan Qiaochang Lamqua

‘Portrait of Lady Hoja, Consort of the Qing Dynasty Qianlong Emperor’, 1760, Giuseppe Castiglione and 'The Fourth Concubine of Hexing (Wo Hing) of Hong Kong’, 1864, Guan Qiaochang Lamqua

Sedimentary-inkstones are made of mud that settled in rivers of Shanxi province. Purely for enjoyment, this set of inkstones has six shapes: round, oval, octagonal, rectangular, as well as shapes inspired by the Chinese character for wind (feng) and a traditional tile. Each inkstone has an incised poetic inscription by the Qianlong Emperor and a rose sandalwood case each with a jade inlay. On the cases, artists also carved the Qianlong Emperor's poems and gilded the characters. Both the six…

Sedimentary-inkstones are made of mud that settled in rivers of Shanxi province. Purely for enjoyment, this set of inkstones has six shapes: round, oval, octagonal, rectangular, as well as shapes inspired by the Chinese character for wind (feng) and a traditional tile. Each inkstone has an incised poetic inscription by the Qianlong Emperor and a rose sandalwood case each with a jade inlay. On the cases, artists also carved the Qianlong Emperor's poems and gilded the characters. Both the six…

Castiglione Giuseppe - The Qianlong Emperor in Ceremonial Armour on Horseback

Castiglione Giuseppe - The Qianlong Emperor in Ceremonial Armour on Horseback

Qianlong Emperor(乾隆帝) 寿

Qianlong Emperor(乾隆帝) 寿

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