Sunday, August 10, 2008

Zenbit: Cultural Exchange

If you zoom in on the detail on this plate, you'll see that Jesus has different facial hair than what you're probably used to.

The Portugese converted some of the people they conquered to Christianity, and some of those people made fine dinnerware to send back to Europe.

Macau Museum, Macau
March 29, 2006

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