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    Posted on: 03 Mar 2021

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Shadow Play, one of the oldest drama form in China, is named lamp shadow Play,It originated from the Han Dynasty, prevailed in the Tang Song, flourished in Ming and Qing Dynasties, Up to the present still reserved its primitive style and feature in Chinese folk. People select the superior cowhide as its raw material, after paring, rubbing, washing , engraving, bepainting and otherwise 24 craft steps, then engrave it for more than 3000 knives with special care by their own hands. The artistic creativity of shadow figure derived its technique and style from the Chinese Han Dynasty silk painting, portraits of stone, brick painting and Tang Song temple mural, its modeling is exquisite and unique, engraving is exquisite, color painting is elegant, and it totally manifested that Chinese traditional culture is broad and profound, the folk art is pure and honest. West Qin shadow figure is the representative one of Shaanxi east road shadow figure. It has smooth line, it's smart and exquisite, the character is life like, has extremely high appreciation and collection value.

The author of the shadow figure called Liu Junhu is the inheritor of 'the Liu shadow figure',its three generations are engaged in the shadow figure manufacture. The magnum opus are [the Romance of West Chamber] ,[the Tale of the White Snake ] the character image in [ Heroes of the Marshes ] ,deity Kao(the loricae certain roles wear in the drama),horse Kao, emperor, empress,high-ranked imperial concubine,Zhongkui,mammon,the god of longevity,dragon,phenix and so on the carving technic is exquisite,the character is lifelike.It successively wins fine prize of the Dalian folk craft exposition and so on.