The Past That Was Chiseled Away — Visiting the Exhibition Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan

Before heading to the exhibition Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan at the Meadows Museum in the SMU campus, I did not know what to expect. Almost every sculpture in China’s Buddhist temples were remade after nearly one hundred years’ of negligence either from natural disaster, military or political turmoil. Most […]

Not Every Plate Is The Same

Nearly 70 lots were sold in the last weekend’s auction at Brunk. Most of them were appraised as medium-range items, from couple hundreds to a few thousand dollars and were sold within the estimates,  however, fierce competition possibly between an on-site bidder and an internet bidder fired up the prices of a few items to […]