2014 Baird Fellowship Lectures
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This year’s lectures feature:
Ariel O’Connor, Assistant Objects Conservator, The Walters Art Museum
“Casting and Inlay Technology in Ancient Chinese Ceremonial Weapons”
The Harvard Art Museums contain one of the world’s largest collections of inlayed Chinese ritual weapons from the Shang dynasty (c. 1600–1046 BCE). These weapons are ornately decorated with turquoise inlay, exemplifying power and elitism in early Chinese society; yet little is known about their manufacture and use. A technicalView more
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