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A Rare Pair Of Cloisonne Enamel Stem Cups Qianlong period
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What is Cloisonne?

Cloisonné is an ancient art technique used for decorating metal objects, typically with vitreous enamel, in which thin wires (often made of gold or silver) are used to create compartments (or cloisons in French) to contain the enamel. Once these compartments are filled, the object is fired until the enamel […]

Original The Exorcist British Quad film poster 1973
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The Exorcist Film Memorabilia

In 1973, audiences around the world were introduced to a film that would forever change the landscape of horror cinema. “The Exorcist,” directed by William Friedkin, based on the novel and screenplay by William Peter Blatty, struck fear into the hearts of viewers, offering a chilling exploration of faith, possession, […]