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In the performing arts, a period piece is a work set in a particular era. This informal term covers all countries, all periods and all A genre is any of the traditional divisions of art forms from a single field of activity into various kinds according to criteria particular to that form. ...genres. It may be as long and general as the The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ...medieval era or as limited as one decade, the Centuries: 19th century _ 20th century _ 21st century Decades: 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s _ 1920s _ 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s Years: 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 Referred to as the Roaring 20s. ...Roaring Twenties, for example.


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CAROLINE'S JEWELRY WITH A PAST (216 words)
Period jewelry is a style of jewelry which represents a specific era, such as "Art Deco".
All reproduction pieces are so noted and any piece that is made in the "style" of a period, but is not from that period, is so noted.
Century is described as any piece of jewelry which transcends several periods and cannot be readily attributable to a specific period.
The Richard Nable Collection (2697 words)
Late warring states period crossbow mechanism with beautiful silver inlay work both on the mechanism itself and on the piece that would have fit over he end of the crossbow.
While many non-minority pieces had the decorations made into the molds prior to casting, the Ba generally inscribed their decorations after casting as isthe case with this piece.
This piece is in remarkable condition for its age and even has remnants of decoration on the handle.
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