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Small Skills, Special Effects: Unusual Chinese Works of Art

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Manchu woman's headdress, China, Qing dynasty, late 19th century Brass, Silk, Kingfisher Feathers, Glass, Semi-precious Stones © ROM
Small Skills, Special Effects: Unusual Chinese Works of Art

100 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6
Canada
July 28th, 2012 - February 3rd, 2013

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.rom.on.ca/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Downtown / University
PHONE:  
416.586.5524
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon-Thu 10-5:30; Fri 10-8:30; Sat-Sun 10-5:30
TAGS:  
fans, vessels

DESCRIPTION

This exhibition highlights the works of Chinese artists, designers and craftsmen adept at producing unique, skilled, and surprising works of art. It consists of approximately 70 objects dating from the Tang dynasty (618-907 CE) to the early 21st century, including a range of rare or never before displayed objects such as paintings, fans, vessels, snuff bottles, objects of personal adornment, and amulets.