This 18th-century cup and saucer set, part of the CUHK art museum exhibition, was first made in China without decoration and then fired with overglaze painting in the Netherlands. Both the cup and saucer depict the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Photo: Enid Tsui
This 18th-century cup and saucer set, part of the CUHK art museum exhibition, was first made in China without decoration and then fired with overglaze painting in the Netherlands. Both the cup and saucer depict the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Photo: Enid Tsui
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How Chinese porcelain went global: Hong Kong exhibition full of rare pieces puts creative spin on an old paradigm

  • Early Chinese porcelain paired with copies of Western paintings featuring similar pieces is one feature of the Chinese University of Hong Kong art museum’s show
  • It is one of a number of special projects marking the museum’s 50th anniversary, which also includes an exhibition about Guangdong artists and collectors

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This 18th-century cup and saucer set, part of the CUHK art museum exhibition, was first made in China without decoration and then fired with overglaze painting in the Netherlands. Both the cup and saucer depict the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Photo: Enid Tsui
This 18th-century cup and saucer set, part of the CUHK art museum exhibition, was first made in China without decoration and then fired with overglaze painting in the Netherlands. Both the cup and saucer depict the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Photo: Enid Tsui
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