Please review the following items and bid for them on the Chinese New Year Party . Just a warm reminder, all the auction income will go to Heritage Fund to support our Columbus Chinese Language School.We got great help from many sponsors, donors and volunteers this year as always. Thank you to all of you.
Here is the list of items on bid:
These three prints (item #005~007) are authentic reproductions by Shanghai Museum from the inscriptions of their bronze utensils’ collection. In ancient China, the ritual vessels are those objects employed by the royal families and/or the aristocrats in sacrificial ceremonies. These include food containers, wine vessels, water pots, and a wild range of musical instruments. The Chinese bronze wares stand out for their inscriptions because they tell us the historical events as why, when, who or for whom the vessels were made.
9.虎虎生威中国双面绣画屏 Chinese Double-Sided Embroidery —— Starting Bid $100The Chinese double-sided embroidery, also known as two-faced embroidery, is a technique in which stitching takes place on both sides of a single transparent silk fabric. The design shows on both sides (front and reverse). The embroidery artists skillfully hide all the loose threads and knots. One really can’t tell which side is the front or the back. The embroidery artists always works on the same side of the background, even though the picture on the other side may be entirely different. She must keep both images in her mind, which requires intense concentration.
11.百福盈门 传统剪纸中堂 “Ultimate Happiness” Chinese Traditional Artistic Papercut —— Starting Bid $30
14. One week condo at the French Lick Spring Villa in the week of Valentines’ Day —— Starting Bid $200
Week of Valentine’s Day (2/9 Sat – 2/16 Sat) at French Lick Springs Villas at French Lick Indiana. Nearby attractions and things to do include historical West Baden Hotel, Patoka Lake, and many guided tours, Pete Dye, Donald Ross golf courses just 2 miles away, indoor water park, gambling casino, spa (for massages, facials, etc), indoor pool, tennis courts.
Never been there? Check out the following links:
French Lick/West Baden attractions: http://www.visitfrenchlickwestbaden.com
French Lick Hotel & Resort: http://www.frenchlick.com/hotels/frenchlick
Big Splash Adventure Park: http://www.bigsplashadventure.com
French Lick Villas Condos: http://www.frenchlickvillasinc.com/
15. 秦始皇兵马俑 跪射俑模型 Terracotta Warrior Kneeling Archer—— Staring Bid: $50
The Terracotta Army or the “Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses”, is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210 BC –209 BC and whose purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife.