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    • Brush Holder

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    • Carved Ivory Brush Holder (a) depicts: --Man with long flowing hair is a god crossing a river by standing on leaves; --Seated man with bamboo fishing pole and line in hands is prime minister of Chou dynasty. One interpretation: He fishes with...
    • Sash (obi)

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    • Two lengths of heavy silk obi fabric woven with a beige ground depicting a pattern-on-pattern design of stylized branches with leaves. The dominant design appears in alternating rows of two brocaded patterns; one row of book covers ornamented with...
    • Painting: Chinese scholar with crane

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    • Ink drawing with paint. In the middle of a small boat a man sits. He is dressed in a Chinese scholar's robe and hat and is surrounded by five large books. He faces the back of the boat and the individual who has just poled the boat under a low...
    • Six color pochoir: ""Open Hearth with Pots""

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    • Six color pochoir (stencil): ""Open Hearth with Pots"" Small polychrome print . Probably made for postcards or greeting cards as the paper is rather stiff and is as heavy as postcards. One of four prints by the same artist. Print depicts view of...
    • Six color pochoir: ""Handicraft""

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    • Six color pochoir (stencil) . Small polychrome print . Probably made for postcards or greeting cards as the paper is rather stiff and is as heavy as postcards. One of four prints by the same artist. Scene depicts a kimono dyer's front yard to his...
    • All About Books: February 25, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Beneath the Lion's Gaze revolution Ethiopia 1974 Half Moon Henry Hudson and Voyage that Redrew Map of New World Hunter northwest passage 1609
    • Charles Stephen scrutinizes Maaza Mengiste's 'Beneath the Lion's Gaze,' a picture of the revolution and aftermath that struck famine-ridden Ethiopia in 1974, told through the eyes of a fictional doctor and his family. Stephen also uncovers 'Half...
    • All About Books: April 1, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Griffith Travel as a Political Act Steves Churchill's Bunker The Cabinet War Rooms and Culture of Secrecy in Wartime London Holmes Great Britain United Kingdom UK World War...
    • Guest reviewer Rev. Stephen Griffith opens up 'Travel as a Political Act' by PBS travel host Rick Steves, which invites travelers to not just enjoy their excursions, but also learn from them. Charles Stephen delves into 'Churchill's Bunker: The...
    • All About Books: January 7, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen guest reviewer Susan The Girl Who Played With Fire Larssen When You Were a Tadpole and I Was Fish Other Speculations About This That Gardner
    • Guest reviewer Susan Stephen warms up with 'The Girl Who Played With Fire,' the second installment of the Swedish mystery trilogy by Stieg Larssen. Charles Stephen immerses himself in 'When You Were a Tadpole and I Was a Fish: And Other...
    • All About Books: March 25, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Heresy Parris England Queen Elizabeth I The Pluto Files Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet Neil deGrasse Tyson Kuiper Belt
    • Charles Stephen examines 'Heresy' by S.J. Parris, an historical thriller set amidst the unsettled times of Queen Elizabeth I. Stephen also looks up Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet,' a fun and...
    • All About Books: March 11, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Hot Flat and Crowded Why We Need a Green Revolution How It Can Renew America Friedman New York Times
    • Charles Stephen navigates Thomas L. Friedman's 'Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America,' which contains reflections from the New York Times columnist about the dangers facing society and the planet.
    • All About Books: April 29, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Leach Columbine Cullen
    • Guest reviewer Pat Leach presents 'Columbine' by Dave Cullen, a thoroughly-researched, comprehensive account of the high school massacre, which dispells many popular myths surrounding the incident and examines the complex motives of the...
    • All About Books: February 4, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Marriage and Other Acts of Charity Braestrup memoir chaplain Maine Warden Service interview
    • Charles Stephen interviews Kate Braestrup, author of 'Marriage and Other Acts of Charity,' a memoir of love and loss by a chaplain in the Maine Warden Service.
    • All About Books: March 18, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Mrs. Adams in Winter A Journey the Last Days of Napoleon O'Brien Louisa St. Petersburg Paris winter 1815 Bag in the Wind Ted Kooser Pulitzer Prize poet
    • Charles Stephen thaws out 'Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon,' an account of Louisa Adams' trip from St. Petersburg to Paris in the winter of 1815, expanded by author Michael O'Brien from her memoir of the journey....
    • All About Books: February 18, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Naff Open Agassi autobiography tennis
    • Guest reviewer Clay Naff discusses 'Open' by Andre Agassi, a frank autobiography by the famed tennis pro.
    • All About Books: December 10, 2009

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Otis Young Finken host co-host
    • Otis Young, co-host of our 'All About Books,' has passed away. NET Manager Nancy Finken talks with Charles Stephen who has co-hosted the program with Otis for more than 20 years. A tribute program will be broadcast next week.

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