[Shown above, Stem cup with dragon motif, Min dynasty, mark and period of Hung-chih (r. 1488-1505) Porcelain with yellow and green enamel glaze, National Palace Museum, Taipei. Image © National Palace Museum, Taipei.]
If you've been reading the August Vogue, you may have noticed that an adventurous spirit in her 90s mentions a favorite book, The Odyssey of China's Imperial Art Treasures, and says, "It's like a paper chase -- it ought to be a movie." I'm intrigued and plan to add it to my list of books to read before summer ends.
For everyone interested in Clint Smith's fall lecture, Love The House You Live In: Personal Decorating, Atlanta Style, at Emory University, October 23 from 7 - 8:30 p.m., online registration should be available the first week of August. In the meantime, contact Josh Kim at (404) 727-5519. Course catalogs should be in homes within the next two weeks, according to Emory.
[Smith image via 1stdibs]