CHINA MARITIME MUSEUM
Introduction of the museum
The China Maritime Museum has a total construction area of 46,434 square meters and an indoor exhibition area of 21,000 square meters. With “Navigation” as the main line and “the museum” as its base, it is divided into six major thematic pavilions such as the nautical history pavilion, the ship pavilion, the nautical and port pavilion, the seafarers' pavilion, the maritime and maritime safety pavilion, and the military nautical pavilion. There are more than 40 interactive exhibitions in the two special exhibition areas of nautical sports and leisure, and there are Astronomy Pavilion (the ball screen theater), 4D cinema and children's activity center. The main functions of the museum include cultural relics collection, academic research, social education, exhibition display, and popular science education. The aim is to carry forward the spirit of "Patriotism, international friendship, and scientific navigation", showcase the splendid maritime civilization and fine traditions of the Chinese nation, create a cultural atmosphere of Shanghai as an international Shipping Center, and strive to become an academic research base, and a science education base for maritime knowledge education, and the development history and technology of China's navigation industry; as well as a patriotic education base for marine civilization, maritime rights, and marine resources protection.
Water and Land Attacking Warp Pot
The rituals of the Spring and Autumn Period in China, copper pot height: 35 cm, upper mouth diameter 12.5 cm, upper mouth diameter: 10.9 cm bottom foot diameter: 11.8 cm. The pot was fine casted, especially the surface. Paintings were used to reproduce the scenes of life and war scenes of the people at that time, which had high artistic and historical value.
Warring States, Water and Land Attacking Warp Pot: the early remnants of the Warring States period water and land attack ship copper pot, the pot body has appeared a double deck warship, the bottom of the body has a water and land battle pattern. The picture of the water battle on the copper pot depicts two warships that travel relative to each other. The shape is roughly the same, the hull is slender, and the head and tail are upturned. Different flags are set up at the bow. The warship has a deck, the warriors fight on the deck, and the paddler paddles in the cabin below the deck. Careful observation of the bottom of the warship revealed that there were two lines at the bottom of the two warships. Some experts believed that the added line was a wooden decking on the bottom of the ship. Because the paddlers use a standing position to paddle. In order to facilitate paddling, a plank is added on the keel and ribs of the bottom of the ship.
The participating teams/individuals extract the cultural elements from the "Water and Land Attacking Warp Pot". The design works should fully reflect the cultural characteristics and connotation of it, with originality and uniqueness, autistics, design sense and its extension meaning. Design works could be, but are not limited to, stationery and toys, living household items, crafts, tourist souvenirs, prints, clothing, etc. The work should be cultural, functional, practical, creative, artistic and market-oriented, and can be transformed into products that can be produced and sold.
Water and Land Attacking Warp Pot