GGM172 - NEW BOOK
Gugong Museum ed: DA YIN YU CHAO: GUGONG BOWUYUAN CANGPIN SANNIAN QINGLI HEDUI CHENGGUO ZHAN. Achievement Exhibition of a Three-Year's Sorting and Check of the Palace Museum's Collection. Beijing, 2017. 275 pp. Colour plates throughout. 28x22 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an exhibition at the Gugong Museum in Beijing describing and showing the results of a recent three year examination and cataloguing of the Museum's extensive and extraordinary collections. Much to fascinate and interest including the examination of long-unopened boxes of ceramics, restoration work on items discovered - letters and manuscripts, bronzewares etc. Also includes a section that discusses and illustrates the first project to list the contents of the Forbidden City undertaken in late 1924 following the expulsion of Pu Yi and his court. Then follows early 20th century photography of the last Emperor, Pu Yi, and his circle plus the opening of the Forbidden City as a museum in 1925. In Chinese.
Subjects: Art Forbidden City
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 27 in printed List 189.
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