Emperor Qianlong’s Hidden Treasures

Emperor Qianlong’s Hidden Treasures: Reconsidering the Collection of the Qing Imperial Household (Hong Kong University Press, 2019)

Author Nicole Chiang discusses the history of collecting, artistic patronage, and how imperial court production was organized during eighteenth-century China.

key themes
  • Material culture
  • Court art
  • Transcultural and transnational approaches
  • Collecting and collections