Senior craftsman records local history with bamboo models
Jing Jinshan presents the bamboo model of Guan Yu, one of the famous Chinese ancient figures, in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 4, 2021. Jing Jinshan, 78, is the third generation inheritor of the provincial-level intangible cultural heritage Zhuzha, or a type of traditional craft of making bamboo crafts with mortise and tenon joint structure. Jing learned Zhuzha and wood crafting techniques from his father since he was young. His home is filled with exquisite bamboo works such as the Bell and Drum Towers of Xi'an and the Chang'an Tower. Jing hopes to record the history of the city in his way.
Jing Jinshan presents the bamboo model of Xi'an Olympic Sports Center in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 4, 2021.
Jing Jinshan presents bamboo models in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 4, 2021.
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