By Jin Zhilin
A part of the Cultural China sequence, this e-book is an ideal access for somebody looking an advent to chinese language folks arts. It offers an in-depth examine people arts, project severe dialogue of the middle features and social context of varied kinds, in addition to an outline of people artists themselves. the writer deals a close research of the technical features that recur, from constitution to paint choice. With complete colour photos and illustrations.
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On painted pottery “Human Various forms of eight diagrams in China. Chinese Folk Arts 30 Chinese New Year festivity in Shaanxi – going through zigzag diagram in nine tunes. Left: A plane view of a zigzag diagram. Upper Right : Arranging the stage for nine tune game. Lower Right : Going through nine tune game. ” “ 十” was the graphic sign of the sun, but “× ” was the code for a rotating sun and a revolving earth. The first sign was a square, a double square or a chequer code; the second sign was a diamond and the net veins; that is the fish net symbol of life.
Social Context of Folk Arts 61 A residential cave on the loess plateau (Suide, Shaanxi). believed that such symbol keeps away the evil spirits and provides safety at all seasons. ” Yi and Bai ethnic groups in Yunnan Province are black or white tiger totem lovers. Their symbol on the sky beam center is a tile cat. Recently people found that in Anhui Province, a plane view of a boat-shaped housing complex was a symbol for le�er “Gui” , symbolic of family prosperity. “Gui” is a vertical philosophy symbol as reaching the sky.
Relatives from the maternal family make big baskets of “floury sheep” bread for their daughter’s babies. Those who live far away come on bikes or tractors. A large herd of floury sheep are displayed in front of the baby. The presentation usually includes a big round wanton jujubes sandwich bread in the center, symbolizing the universe, surrounded by a paired sheep with one head (yin-yang sheep) and a huge herd of baby sheep. The first three years after the baby is born are given big sheep, second and third year are large-to-medium and medium in size, and the subsequent years will be small sheep until he/she gets married.