Chinese Ink Stone & Paper Lantern (Highlights)
Today on Journey to the East we will take a look at how items that were once essential, practical tools of daily life for the ancient Chinese have evolved to become works of art.
Uniquely Chinese, the classic and popular paper lantern and ink stone offer both beauty and functionality. These Chinese traditional art forms that we see on display, have all gone through a holistic creation process. Whether as a gift, or high quality tool of the trade, paper lantern and ink stone have come to symbolize the best of an ancient tradition.