Gugong Museum ed: GUGONG BOWUYUAN WAIZHAN TUXI: DISHANG DE TIANGONG: GUGONG BOWUYUAN CANG QINGDAI HOUFEI HUANGZI WENWU. Travelling Exhibitions of the Palace Museum: The Palace of Heaven on Earth: Artifacts on Lives of Empresses, Imperial Concubines and Princes in the Qing Dynasty. Beijing, 2016. 339 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 28x22 cm. Wrappers.
The venue(s) for this travelling exhibition unclear, although presumably within China. This catalogue shows a fine and extensive amount of items relating to life within the Qing imperial family immediately below the Emperor. 221 exceptionally fine items, many unique, are shown in full page colour and a good many appear to never have been previously published. Truly demonstrates the wealth and luxury of the Qing court. A wide variety of objects including paintings, fans, jewellery, toilet sets, dining utensils, ceramics, gold ewers and much more. A very impressive selection. Illustrated throughout in colour. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Jewelry and Silver Forbidden City
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 30 in printed List 189.
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