MING: THE GOLDEN EMPIRE │ National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh → 19 October 2014

“Dscuvr ɖ xtrōdnri stwri v ɖ Mñ diṇsti (1368-1644), a pirı̣d v Čîna’z histri māct bî ic̣nomic streñʈ n a dṛmatc flurišñ v ɖ āts.

Mīnñ briłnt or brît, ɖ Mñ ira repriznts ɖ stātñpýnt v modn Čîna. A c̣lẋn v orijinl āṭfacts fṛm ɖ Nanjñ Myziym, includñ Čînīz Našnl Trežrz, intṛdys ci aspects v ɖ Mñ diṇsti, fôc̣sñ on ɖ rmāc̣ble culčṛl, tecṇlojcl n ic̣nomic ačivmnts v ɖ pirı̣d. Ɖs wl b ɖ onli YC šowñ v ɖs inṭnašnli significnt xibišn.

Xqizit luẋri îtmz n rer objcts rvil ɖ welʈ n opyḷns v ɖ Mñ impirı̣l cwt. Ɖz includ ɖ îconic blu n ẇît pwṣlen wɖ ẇč ɖ Mñ pirı̣d z sinoniṃs, az wel az sumčs silctxtîlz, gold n jêdz, n rer xamplz v ilabṛtli inamld cloisonné.

A ričli culrd pêntñ fṛm ɖ ŕli Mñ iḷstrets ɖ simbolic grandyr n jı̣mtricl ōdr v Bêžñ’z nyli bilt Fbidn Siti. It wz t b ɖ impirı̣l sīt fr emprrz n ɖer hâsholdz fr ɖ folowñ fîv senčriz, n wz ɖ wrld’z ljst paḷscomplx.

Ātwrcs bî līdñ pêntrz rvil ɖ priokpešnz v Mñ ssayti’z culčṛl ilit, fṛm cwṭzanz t drīmz v iscep fṛm ofišl lîf. A c̣lẋn v lîfsîz pwtrits šo ɖ fêsz v ɖ Mñ’z edycetd ilit – men hu wr at ɖ vri top v ɖ lêt Mñ sošl ōdr.

Ɖ Mñ wz olso a pirı̣d v sošl trnsfmešn, rzultñ in a ʈrîvñ cnsymrculčr. Mni fwmz v vižl āt n handicraft flurišt. Bytifl frničr, myzicl instṛmnts, Bŭdist āṭfacts n îtmz v prsnl adwnmnt brñ t lîf ɖ eḷgnt têsts n cnsrnz v ɖs gildd êj. Invstigetñ ɖ prospṛs Mñ icoṇmi n its ifcts on sošl ōdr n culčṛl sistmz jrñ ɖ 16ʈ n 17ʈ senčriz, ɖ xibišn olso rflcts on ɖ leġsi ɖ Mñ hz left Čînīz culčr.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT

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