Antique Chinese Porcelain collector's help and info page, Ming, dynasty, Chinese porcelain marks

Dictionary and Glossary Home Search Gotheborg.com site for:

Silkworm chrysalis

For the Chinese, the evolution of the silkworm from its suspended cocoon stage to its ultimate emergence as a winged moth was a symbol of the metamorphosis of the human soul from death to rebirth.

HOME

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

X

Y

Z