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New museum brings to life Emperor Qin's chariot and horses

Northwest China's Shaanxi province has decided to build a museum to draw the public closer to a "national treasure", the bronze chariot and horses from the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC).

Inheritor's handmade clay teapots perfect for summer

Wu Wanneng, a fifth generation inheritor of a special clay teapot technique from Wuyi county, Jinhua city of Zhejiang province, has been busy making teapots recently, as the lasting scorching weather has helped boost sales.

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Exhibition of A Great Variety of Dings(tripod cauldron)
With the cooperation from about 30 prestigious museums in China, Henan Museum host the unprecedented Ding-themed exhibition, which features nearly 140 pieces/sets Ding(tripod cauldron) of diversified medium, unearthed or survived in China with time span from the Neolithic Age to Qing Dynasty.
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Basin with Bluish Green Glaze
This basin with bluish green glaze is a porcelain vessel dating from the Song Dynasty. It is 5 cm high and 17.5 cm in diameter, weighing 350 g. It was unearthed from a Song tomb at Shilipu Village in Qiling Township, Ruzhou City in 1981 and is now housed in the Ru Porcelain Museum in Ruzhou City.