Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China

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Jun 13 2015 - Jan 13 2019

Explore PEM's superlative Chinese export art collection -- the most comprehensive and celebrated collection of its kind -- through nearly 30 selected works, including furniture, paintings and decorative objects. Created by Chinese artists in the 18th and 19th centuries for European and American markets, these works display a mastery of material and form that made them the most coveted luxurious items of their day.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website


  • Decorative Arts
  • Asian
  • Chinese
  • Various artists

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