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Chinese Chicken Paintings

The Rooster or Chicken is the tenth of the twelve-year cycle of animals which appear in the "shengxiao", the earthly branch, or better known in English as the Chinese Zodiac. The Rooster is a common subject in Chinese painting, belonging … Continue reading

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The twelve zodiac animals of China and the Twelve Constellations

The twelve zodiac animals are matched with the five elements and the eight trigrams for fortune-telling, with a long history in China. As an important part of an elaborate and laborious system of Chinese astrology and cosmology, zodiac is used as a method … Continue reading

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