4 edition of The willow-pattern war found in the catalog.
The willow-pattern war
Canaway, W. H.
|Statement||[by] W. H. Canaway.|
|LC Classifications||PZ4.C213 Wi, PR6053.A55 Wi|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||206,  p. ;|
|Number of Pages||206|
|LC Control Number||77352847|
A beautiful princess an evil suitor, and the hapless palace guard - all feature in this charming re-telling of the classic story, depicted on Willow pattern china across the world. In The Willow Pattern, the illustrious judge uses his trademark expertise to unravel the mysteries of the nobleman, a shattered vase, and a dead bondmaid. Along the way he encounters a woman who fights with loaded sleeves, a nearly drowned courtesan, and an elaborate trap set for a murderer.
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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. W Author: W.H. Canaway. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Canaway, W.H. Willow-pattern war. London: Hutchinson, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type. Blue Willow is a bittersweet story that is an invaluable read for young people.
Though the main character is a 10 year old girl, the realistic portrayal of the deprivation and pain experienced by the working poor during the Dust Bowl/Great Depression draws the reader (whether boy or girl) into the story/5(69).
Blue Willow is most definitely a book from my childhood that stuck with me. It was the first time I had to work to read a book: not because the text was difficult, but because it gave rise to feelings inside of me that were sad and despondent, as I began to identify with the main character, a young girl who is living through the Depression/5.
The Willow pattern is a distinctive and elaborate chinoiserie pattern used on ceramic kitchen/ became popular at the end of the 18th century in England when, in its standard form, it was developed by English ceramic artists combining and adapting motifs inspired by fashionable hand-painted blue-and-white wares imported from creation occurred at a time when mass.
With Robert Brower, Bessie Learn. We have all seen the quaint, blue plates of Nankin ware, with their queer, formal decoration, known as "The Willow Pattern." Not so many of us are familiar with the beautiful old legend which explains the various figures in the pattern.
Here it is: Li Chi of the almond eyes, Lived in China long ago. Daughter was she of the wise, Mandarin, Ching Ho.
The Willow Pattern is a gong'an detective novel written by Robert van Gulik and set in Imperial China (roughly speaking the Tang Dynasty).It is a fiction based on the real character of Judge Dee (Ti Jen-chieh or Di Renjie), a magistrate and statesman of the Tang court, who lived roughly – As the author says in a postscript, the use of the Willow Pattern as a motif in the book was a Genre: Gong'an fiction, Mystery, Detective novel, Crime.
The Willow Pattern takes placed in A.D. when Judge Dees official magisterial career has ended and hes been elevated to Lord Chief Justice of the Imperial capital, Chang-An (modern day Xi'an).
(His faithful sergeants, Ma Joong and Chao Tai, have been promoted to colonels of the guards.) The entire city has been thrust into an uproar by a plague and the ensuing flights of the well-to-do and /5.
Changes to the "Willow Pattern": The original did not have the "Apple-tree" or the two Doves these being added later. Otherwise the differences are slight and mainly in the treatment or the fretted border, either a lattice work or conventional butterfly being used, and details of the fence in the foreground differing.
Read "Willow Pattern Walkabout" by Kirwan Ward available from Rakuten Kobo. Unexpectedly inan irreverent British journalist and Australian cartoonist duo were granted visas to Brand: Earnshaw Books.
Told with restraint and ease, this book is about a romantic legend that haunts the ubiquitous pottery design. It begins with an invitation: ``Fly with me, over China, and down into the landscape of the willow pattern.'' Readers are thrust into the blue-and-white realm of lovers Koong Shee and Chang, respectively, a wealthy mandarin's daughter and a poor : Allan Drummond.
How to Start Collecting Blue Willow China Dinnerware on Ebay. Blue Willow plates are classic. They were old fashioned when your grandparents were children and are as beautiful now as they were years ago. Blue Willow dishes were front row for both the creation of. The Caughley willow pattern was introduced by Spode into Staffordshire inand it was taken up by Adams, Wedgewood, Davenport, and Clews, and at Leeds, Swansea, etc., with differences, particularly in the fretted border and fence in the background.
The story is of two faithful lovers. A history of the Blue Willow pattern begins the book with descriptions of the many border and center patterns of this china. Dating Blue Willow and collecting Blue Willow are discussed, and all known marks are illustrated. Over color photographs of bowls, ashtrays, plates, pitchers, vases, platters, sugar bowls, and much more are included.
Packed with suspense, violence, and romance, The Willow Pattern won’t disappoint Judge Dee’s legions of loyal fans. "The China of old, in Mr. van Gulik’s skilled hands, comes vividly alive again."—Allen J. Hubin, New York Times Book Review/5. out of 5 stars Willow Pattern book rated tops. Reviewed in the United States on 22 January Verified Purchase.
A wonderful tale that combines history, art and a love of the beautiful willow pattern dishes. Great story for young and old alike. Read more. Helpful/5(36). The author's childhood fascination with the classic blue and white willow pattern on a jug owned by his parents inspired this absorbing and distinctive story told within the willow pattern itself.
Willow pattern, landscape design developed by Thomas Turner at Caughley, Shropshire, Eng., in in imitation of the Chinese. Its classic components are a weeping willow, pagoda-like structures, three men on a quaint bridge, and a pair of swallows, and the usual colour scheme is blue on white.
Packed with suspense, violence, and romance, The Willow Pattern won’t disappoint Judge Dee’s legions of loyal fans. "The China of old, in Mr. van Gulik’s skilled hands, comes vividly alive again."—Allen J.
Hubin, New York Times Book ReviewBrand: University of Chicago Press. The original Willow Pattern can be understood as an attempt by British manufacturers to fabricate an idyllic far-away place, loosely understood as Chinese.
The tragic love narrative, now understood as an important part of the Willow Pattern, was a later innovation. Once all the children have completed the art work it can be displayed to recreate the whole willow pattern story.
2) Show the children the plate and let them write a story to fit. Tell the children the Willow Pattern story after they have completed the task and shared their work.
The author retells a story heard as a child, one of many invented to explain the landscape on willow pattern china, popular for the last years. In this story, two young Chinese lovers are punished by one's cruel mandarin : NorthSouth Books.Most of us have seen the distinct Blue Willow china pattern lining a shelf or two in our homes growing up.
The beautiful blend of blue and white porcelain has been a staple for families since the Author: Jess Catcher.