Special Exhibition

Henan Museum Postcard Set


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Henan Museum Postcard Set

Five masterpieces from China’s Henan Museum are reproduced for this set of five postcards. Presented in partnership with the prestigious Henan Museum, MIM’s exhibition explores the harmony between music, people, heaven, and earth through more than sixty extremely rare instruments and artworks on display for the first time in the United States.

 

Postcard set includes:

  • Ceramic pillow depicting qin performance (detail), Northern Song dynasty, 960–1127 (approximately 890–1,060 years ago)
  • Bronze bells with “Hua Zi Shou” inscription, Spring and Autumn period, 770–476 BCE (approximately 2,500–2,800 years ago)
  • Musician and dancer figurines in pavilion, Han dynasty, 206 BCE–220 CE (approximately 1,800–2,200 years ago)
  • Tile relief of fenghuang attracted by sheng (detail), Southern dynasties, 420–589 CE (approximately 1,430–1,600 years ago)
  • Instrument stand in the form of divine beast, Spring and Autumn period, 770–476 BCE (approximately 2,500–2,800 years ago)

Each postcard measures 6" x 4.25". Printed in the USA.

 

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