I had the year wrong, it's opening and closing in 2017. Whoops.
Instead, I took a stroll through the Chinese collection, on the lookout for drinking cups I could replicate, and took a ton of photos for my friends with research interests. There was a lot of debate about what exactly this woman
is holding happening in the SCA China facebook group, and I happened to be walking past the statue at the time so I took some video and helped answer the question.
I also took a look at the scrolls section since I have friends who do beautiful calligraphy and are always looking for ideas.
I came across this beautiful scroll:
Which is titled, politely, "Drinking and composing poetry." Except it isn't. Here's the title colophon
Read right-to-left, these are foot-high characters that read
I don't think a better name for the blog exists, so I'm taking it.
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