Chinese art

Classroom resource
Age 7–11, 12–16

Jade jewellery, lacquer boxes, porcelain vases and bronze weapons - find out about the materials and decorative techniques used in Chinese art in the Museum's collection.

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Subjects covered

Art and design

Age ranges

Age 7–11

Age 12–16

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cloisonne jar with dragons

Image: close-up of dragon on the cloisonne jar. From China. Ming dynasty, Xuande period (AD 1426-35).