The ‘Beauty Exquisite Art-Chinese and Western Treasure Art Exhibition’ hosted by the Liaoning Provincial Museum opened on September 13. In order to show the different styles of Chinese and Western gems in the historical period from 1850 to 1949, and to explore the trajectory of changes in craftsmanship and aesthetics during the century, the Liaoning Provincial Museum specially invited the Cartier Collection as a Western treasure to be displayed with the collection. The Cartier Collection treasures that have traveled across the ocean have recently unveiled at the Liaoning Provincial Museum. The Shenyang Customs cleared the scene, inspected the exhibits and provided great assistance.
Under the witness of media from all walks of life, the highly anticipated antique works unveiled their respect.
Among them, the Cartier Collection “plug-in table clock” uses materials and imagery from China. Its exquisite jade dial is engraved with elegant mountain and water reliefs, and the back of the table is a magical dragon jumping from the bottom.
It is also a jade work. Another Cartier Collection “belt” is inspired by copper coins in traditional Chinese culture. The emeralds after decoration and carving are arranged neatly, presenting the beauty of gentle, elegant and subtle Confucianism.
Another Cartier Collection ‘Bird of Paradise Brooch’ is decorated with nearly a thousand superb diamonds, and its dignity is like the poem of the Phoenix bird in Chinese culture.
The ‘Scroll Scroll Crown’ custom-made for the Queen Elisabeth of Belgium in the Cartier Collection also reveals the true features. The elegant arcs of the wreath style and the shape of the flower leaves meet the pure pursuit of beauty for women.
Cartier’s collection of ‘Chinese-style table-top cigarette cases’ is full of interest. On the box surface, traditional oriental materials such as snails and nephrite are used to depict the moving scene in Chinese classics.
In addition to the Cartier Collection from a long distance, several precious collections of the Liaoning Provincial Museum were simultaneously unveiled.
Among them, the ‘Pastel Flowers’ with its exquisite production technology uses pastel technology to depict the scene of flowers. The flowers of the four seasons are gathered in one device, which is complex and orderly, in various poses, and especially combined with the wrong color painting, which shows its richness and grandeur, fully showing the yearning for a better life and the good desire for everything.
The other ‘black lacquered snail box’ is quite special. It is lacquered with black lacquer and decorated with snails and gold plates. The box face is inlaid with the story of the West Chamber, the cover wall and the belly of the box are decorated with brocade patterns, and the box is decorated with flower branches.
Finally, a uniquely shaped ‘painted enamel twined box peony pattern double box’ reproduces the technological achievements of the Yongzheng bronze tire enamel ware in the prosperous period. Inside the box are pine green materials, and outside the box are painted pink, blue, and green eight blooming peony flowers on the bright yellow ground. The brushwork is delicate, and its richness, luxury and richness are regarded as a symbol of prosperity, happiness and peace. The bottom of the box is white enamel, and the center is a four-character model in red color regular script ‘Yongzheng Year’.
As a well-known museum of history and art in China, the Liaoning Provincial Museum is the most important cultural relics collection, protection, research and publicity display institution in Liaoning. Its total precious cultural relics have reached more than 120,000 pieces / sets. The collections are abundant and the quality is superb. The distinctive features enjoy high reputation at home and abroad. The Cartier Collection invited to participate in the collection, all its collections are repurchased through private collectors, exchanges and auctions, and carefully selected according to style, inspiration, source, material, and techniques and craftsmanship standards. These works bear witness to the history of decorative arts since the end of the 19th century. Since its inception, the Cartier Collection has been favored by the world’s top cultural and artistic institutions. It has been invited to the Paris Palace, the Metropolitan Museum of New York, the British Museum in London, the Moscow Kremlin Museum, the Shanghai Museum, the Beijing Palace Museum and the Taipei Palace Museum. display. ‘Bo Cui Zhen Yi-Chinese and Western Treasure Art Exhibition’ is the 26th stop of Cartier’s global art journey. According to reports, the exhibition will be divided into three major themes: ‘style evolution’, ‘Chinese sentiment’ and ‘treasures and treasures’, which will be open to the public from September 15 to October 27.