Yuan Pottery in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum New York : Yuan dynasty jar (1271-1368) Cizhou Ware, China

Yuan Pottery in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum New York : Yuan dynasty jar (1271-1368) Cizhou Ware, China

Textiles of Kubilai Khan ~ Tapestry with Dragons and Flowers ~ 11th-12th century ~ Eastern Central Asia ~ Silk tapestry ~ The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York ~  The form of the dragon, with a long snout and its tail hooked behind its leg, represents a Tang-dynasty convention that survived in Central Asia until at least the Yuan dynasty. Placing a dragon on flowers is most likely a Central Asian invention.

Textiles of Kubilai Khan ~ Tapestry with Dragons and Flowers ~ 11th-12th century ~ Eastern Central Asia ~ Silk tapestry ~ The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York ~ The form of the dragon, with a long snout and its tail hooked behind its leg, represents a Tang-dynasty convention that survived in Central Asia until at least the Yuan dynasty. Placing a dragon on flowers is most likely a Central Asian invention.

Brimmed Hat, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Fiber, wood, gold and semiprecious stones; H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm), Diam. of head band: 7 1/16 in. (18 cm), Diam. of rim: 13 3/4 in. (35 cm). Lent by Gansu Provincial Museum

Brimmed Hat, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Fiber, wood, gold and semiprecious stones; H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm), Diam. of head band: 7 1/16 in. (18 cm), Diam. of rim: 13 3/4 in. (35 cm). Lent by Gansu Provincial Museum

expression.   [Histoires métissées de Kubilai Khan]

Histoires métissées de Kubilai Khan

01 Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11-12th century found outside  I have the book with this piece in it.

01 Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11-12th century found outside I have the book with this piece in it.

Daily Life in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum, New York - Eloge de l'Art par Alain Truong

Daily Life in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum, New York - Eloge de l'Art par Alain Truong

Marco Polo fait escale et cale au Ballet de Nice Éric Vu-An en Kubilai-Khan (à gauche) et Alessio Passaquindici (Marco Polo). Crédits photo : Jaussein

Marco Polo fait escale et cale au Ballet de Nice

Marco Polo fait escale et cale au Ballet de Nice Éric Vu-An en Kubilai-Khan (à gauche) et Alessio Passaquindici (Marco Polo). Crédits photo : Jaussein

In 1274 and 1281 C.E. Mongols Fail to Conquer Japan. Kubilai Khan’s naval expeditions fail to subjugate Japan. The second one involves an armada of 4,500 ships and 150,000 men. It is destroyed by Japanese resistance and a typhoon.

In 1274 and 1281 C.E. Mongols Fail to Conquer Japan. Kubilai Khan’s naval expeditions fail to subjugate Japan. The second one involves an armada of 4,500 ships and 150,000 men. It is destroyed by Japanese resistance and a typhoon.

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Buddha, either Shakyamuni or Akshobhya, late 13th–early 14th century, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Gilt bronze; H. 13...

Buddha, either Shakyamuni or Akshobhya, late 13th–early 14th century, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Gilt bronze; H. 13...

Textile with Floral Pattern, late 13th–mid-14th century, Central Asia. Silk and metallic thread lampas

Textile with Floral Pattern, late 13th–mid-14th century, Central Asia. Silk and metallic thread lampas

Textile with Phoenix, Winged Animal, and Flowers, 13th–early 14th century…

Textile with Phoenix, Winged Animal, and Flowers, 13th–early 14th century…

Canopy with Phoenixes and Flowers, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk gauze

Canopy with Phoenixes and Flowers, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk gauze

Cloth of Gold with Winged Lions and Griffins, ca. 1240–60, Central Asia. Silk and metallic thread lampas; Warp: 48 13/16 in. (124 cm), Weft: 19 3/16 in. (48.8 cm).

Cloth of Gold with Winged Lions and Griffins, ca. 1240–60, Central Asia. Silk and metallic thread lampas; Warp: 48 13/16 in. (124 cm), Weft: 19 3/16 in. (48.8 cm).

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