Chengdu Museum ed: CHONGHUA GONG. Chonghua Palace. 重華宮. Chengdu, 2019. 231 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x21 cm. Wrappers.
GBP 110.00
Catalogue produced to accompany an impressive exhibition at the Chengdu Museum in China's Sichuan province. Explored the significance of the Chonghua Gong complex of halls and residence in the north-eastern part of the Forbidden City in Beijing. These were the private apartments of the Qianlong emperor when a child (then Prince Hongli). 88 exhibits demonstrating residential life and ritual within the Qing court and the splendour of court life at the highest level. One page prologue in English, otherwise Chinese text.
Subjects: Forbidden City Court Life
Item 307 in List 204.
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