16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Uighur nang bread balanced on Chinese cloisonne vase

Besides the whimsy of someone using the vase as a shelf, I thought there was some meaning in the juxtaposition of the two different cultures we were learning about on this trip - the Muslim Uighurs and the Han Chinese.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 06.2018
Photo Location: Urumqi, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China
Camera: DSC-RX1RM2
Copyright: © Lisa Kereszi