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Decorative Designs in Chinese Art 中国文物的纹饰

Fire Design 火纹
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Warring States Period 战国时代

In the Warring States period a greater variety of artifact styles and patterns was produced. Inlaid gold, silver, jade, and colored glaze became popular. The picture below shows an inlaid geometric pattern in a bronze ware wine vessel.

to inlay / to embed / to set
Inlaid Geometric Pattern
Late Warring States Period (Mid 4th century — 221 BCE), Shanghai Museum
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