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The Best of Both Worlds: Acquisitions and Donations of Chinese Antiquities

Overview

The Chinese Antiquities section of the Museum has the most wide-ranging and the oldest art objects and artifacts in its custodianship. Over the years, the Museum collection has been tremendously enriched by donations and bequests from the public. Featuring over 300 items of art and antiques of different periods, "The Best of Both Worlds" illustrates how acquisition and generous donations form and shape out comprehensive Chinese Antiquities collection.

  • Venue
    Chinese Antiquities Gallery, 3/F
  • Fee
    Free

Audios

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    • 700 Exhibition Overview
    • 701 Painted pottery jar with geometric design Painted pottery jar with geometric design
    • 702 More about Mr and Mrs Cheung Ka-lam
    • 703 Pilgrim flask with phoenix design in sancai glaze Pilgrim flask with phoenix design in sancai glaze
    • 704 More about Dr Tsui Tsin-tong
    • 705 White-glazed plate with moulded decoration of twin fishes in lotus pond, Ding ware White-glazed plate with moulded decoration of twin fishes in lotus pond, Ding ware
    • 706 Pear-shaped vase with horse design in underglaze blue Pear-shaped vase with horse design in underglaze blue
    • 707 Plate with bat and peach design in fencai enamels Plate with bat and peach design in fencai enamels
    • 708 Teapot in shape of Buddha's hand citron Teapot in shape of Buddha's hand citron
    • 709 More about Dr K.S. Lo
    • 710 Porcelain plaque with landscape design in qianjiang enamels Porcelain plaque with landscape design in qianjiang enamels
    • 711 More about Dr Simon Kwan
    • 712 Bronze gu vase with animal mask and kui-dragon design Bronze gu vase with animal mask and kui-dragon design
    • 713 Black and gilt lacquer lady's sewing box with figures in garden design in reserved panels Black and gilt lacquer lady's sewing box with figures in garden design in reserved panels
    • 714 Wrist-rest carved with a landscape in liuqing low relief Wrist-rest carved with a landscape in liuqing low relief
    • 715 More about Dr Ip Yee

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