This piece marks breakthrough of Yangzhou paper cuts in terms of both subjects and expressive methods. With a form borrowed from the antique Chinese porcelain vases, this item endeavors to illustrate the atmosphere of profound meanings as depicted in Chinese poems of the Tang dynasty (581-960 AD) by integrating figures, landscape, birds, animals, flowers and calligraphy harmoniously in a simple composition.


  • Title: Antique Vase
  • Creator: Zhang Muli
  • Date: 2006
  • Type: Paper Cutting
  • Creator's dates: 1960.07—

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