History of Gold & Hall of Mental Cultivation of The Palace Museum
Dr. Xu Xiaodong & Dr. Roslyn Hammers
22 July 2017
The OCS organised a day of exhibition tours with two esteemed experts. In the morning session Xu Xiaodong, Associate Director of the Art Museum, Chinese University of Hong Kong, led members through the “History of Gold: Masterpieces from Shaanxi” at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, followed by a discussion of the “Hall of Mental Cultivation of The Palace Museum – Imperial Residence of Eight Emperors” at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum led by Dr. Roslyn Hammers in the afternoon.
OCS Members were invited to an exclusive preview of Christie’s Hong Kong Spring Auctions of Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art with Rosemary Scott and Pola Antebi. Featuring over 300 works of art, members were shown important highlights from the sale.
Renowned collector Angus Forsyth guided OCS members through an exhibition of Liangzhu Culture jades and other artifacts from the Zhejiang Provincial Museum, sharing his depth of knowledge to enliven this exhibition of an ancient civilization. The tour was followed by tea and dimsum at the Lock Cha Tea House.