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Jades of Qianlong’s Era from the Minneapolis

Institute of Arts Cheng Ying, Chujiu, and the Assassin Yu Rang ‘Fighting, Hunting, Impressing: Arms and Armour from the Islamic World 1500 – 1850’ The Role of Animals in South Asian

Arms and Armour Dharmarajika Stele Eternal Winter: Saitō Kiyoshi’s Snowscapes of Aizu The Horvitz Collection of Contemporary

Japanese Ceramics

MARCH/APRIL 2021 | US$22/HK$130

COVER: Dagger India, Deccan, second half of the 16th century Steel, gilt bronze, and rubies, length 40 cm The David Collection (36/1997) Photograph: Pernille Klemp (see p. 55)

Publisher and Editor Yifawn Lee Copyeditors Kelly Flynn, Deanna Lee Editorial Assistant Yi ting Lee Designer Fred Young Subscriptions and Circulation Abby Chan

Volume 52 | Number 2 | MARCH/APRIL 2021

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In Pursuit of the Picturesque Jades from the Qianlong Era in the Minneapolis Institute of Art Liu Yang

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Cheng Ying, Chujiu, and the Assassin Yu Rang Ancient Chinese Revenge in Early Modern Japanese Painting Matthew McKelway

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An Interview with Kjeld von Folsach Director of the David Collection

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Fighting, Hunting, Impressing: Arms and Armour from the Islamic World, 1500–1850 Joachim Meyer

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Might and Menagerie: The Role of Animals in South Asian Arms and Armour Rachel Parikh

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The Dharmarajika Stele Revisited Gerald Kozicz and Heinrich Poell

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Eternal Winter: Saito¯ Kiyoshi’s Snowscapes of Aizu Flowers and Plants of the Four Seasons Rhiannon Paget

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