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Valuable royal jewelries to shine in Taipei

(People's Daily Online)

08:09, June 06, 2012

Photo taken on June 4, 2012 in the Library Building of Taipei National Palace Museum shows a phoenix-shaped hairpin used by Empress Wanrong, wife of the last Qing Emperor Puyi. (Xinhua / Wu Jingteng)

Edited and translated by Ye Xin, People's Daily Online

On June 4, a press conference for the exhibition “Royal Style: Qing Dynasty and Western Court Jewelry” was held in the Library Building of Taipei National Palace Museum. The exhibition, hosted together by the Taipei National Palace Museum, the Shenyang Palace Museum and the Cartier Collection, will be held between June 9 and Sept. 9 in Taipei.

Among the 466 remarkable examples of Oriental and Western court jewelry, 160 are from the collection of the National Palace Museum, 74 are from the Shenyang Palace Museum, and 232 are aristocratic jewelry creations from Cartier.

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