“The Forbidden City in Monaco, Imperial Court Life in China” at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco celebrates the splendor of the last Chinese imperial dynasty.
A magnificent exhibition comprising 250 rare pieces, some of which had never left China, to discover the splendor of court life under the emperors of the last dynasty, the Qing (1644-1911). The impressive selection is complemented by remarkable loans from such prestigious European collections as the Musée du Louvre in Paris or the British Museum in London.
The Forbidden City Monaco – Imperial Court Life in China
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We have made a selection of 10 masterpieces representative the very best of this exhibition into the Forbidden City and the history of the last dynasty of China.
1- Ceremonial Armours
2- Armillary Sphere
3- Royal Portraits
From the 16th to the 20th Century
4- Throne room
“Paying respect to the Son of Heaven”
5- The Antiques and Porcelain Cabinet
From 1600 BC to the 20th Century
6- Mandchu Throne, Staghorns and Rosewood
7- Bodhisattva, 18th Century and Goddess of Longevity
8- Bronze and Enamel Elephant
9- The sixteen Luohans Panels
10- Model of the Temple of Heaven
On display in Monaco until the 10th of September 2017.