Paris 1730-1930: A Taste for China

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 20 April, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 20 April, 2008, 12:00am
 

Features 170 exhibits of Chinese porcelain, lacquer, bronzes, furniture, drawings, prints and paintings bought by Parisian collectors in the 18th to 20th centuries, from the collections of Musee Guimet, the Louvre Museum, Musee d'Orsay and the Centre Pompidou; including Francois Boucher's 1742 oil painting The Chinese Garden and a pair of lion candelabras in enamel with gilt bronze (left). Daily, 10am-6pm, Sat until 8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2866 3699. Ends Jun 15

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