China

 

A British Museum Tour

China – Journey to the East

Now showing at:

Weston Park Museum, Sheffield

Weston Park Museum, Sheffield

Museums in Britain with Chinese collections

British Museum, London
www.britishmuseum.org

Victoria and Albert Museum, London
www.vam.ac.uk

Horniman Museum, London
www.horniman.ac.uk

Croydon Museum, London
www.museumofcroydon.com

Barlow Collection, University of Sussex
www.sussex.ac.uk/barlow

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery
www.bristol-city.gov.uk/museums

Museum of East Asian Art, Bath
www.meaa.org.uk

Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
www.prm.ox.ac.uk

Compton Verney Art Gallery, Warwickshire
www.comptonverney.org.uk

Sainsbury’s Centre for Visual Arts
University of East Anglia, Norwich
www.scva.org.uk

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester
www.chinese-arts-centre.org

World Museum Liverpool
www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml

Oriental Museum, University of Durham
www.dur.ac.uk/oriental.museum

Burrell Collection, Glasgow
www.glasgowmuseums.com

Online search

The Museums, Archives and Library Council (MLA) have an online search facility which allows you to search the collections of museums across the United Kingdom. You can search using a key world or through the search themes of time, people, place, subject or culture.
www.cornucopia.org.uk

 Jade bi disc (ancient ritual object) inscribed by the Qianlong emperor (AD 1736–1795) who believed it to be a cup stand.
 

 

Image: Jade bi disc (ancient ritual object) inscribed by the Qianlong emperor (AD 1736–1795) who believed it to be a cup stand.

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