Gabreilla A. Bucci '19, Gettysburg College
Student Research Paper
As curiosity grew in the Renaissance, so did the scope of collections of wonders. The Cricket Cage, Jade Screen, and Iron Dragon are three examples of rare collection items from the Far East. While these three east Asian small wonders may have been commonplace in their country of origin, they were considered marvelous to the collectors of Europe who had never seen objects such as these produced in their own countries. [excerpt]
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Bucci, Gabriella A., "Small Asian Wonders" (2017). Wonders of Nature and Artifice. 2.
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