photos and texts
from the catalogue

From Beijing to
Versailles:

Artistic Relations
between
China and France

Editorial Comment

cat. 62) Seal of the Palace of      Celestial Bliss
jade seal

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SUMMARY

The Silk Road,
the Western section

cat. 1) Alexander the Great,
known as Guimet’s Alexander
marble bust

photo or text

The Silk Road,
the Oriental section

cat. 20) Foreign caravaneer
polychrome earthenware

photo or text

cat. 27) Itinerant Monk
Accompanied by a Tiger
painting on silk

photo or text

cat. 29) Daqin jingjiao liuxing
zhonggour bei
plaster cast

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cat. 30) Printed book
copper type and engraving

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cat. 31) MANUSCRIPT
    Daqin jingjiao sanwei
    mongdu zan

ink on paper

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The Mongols and Islam

cat. 32) Letter from Argun,
Mongol Khan of Persia,
to Philippe le Bel, King
of France

paper scroll

text only

cat. 36) Nestorian Cross
bronze

photo or text

cat. 40) Large dish
stanniferous earthenware

photo or text

The Church and the King

cat. 51) Cup and saucer with
grisaille and gold decor

fine porcelain

photo or text

cat. 57) Portrait of Louis XIV
gouache on paper

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Artistic Exchanges: Engraving

cat. 102) Hudongxian fahua:
Perspective Painting to
the east of the lake
engraving of the Yuanming
yuan European places

photo or text

cat. 107) Print: Vases, scrolls of
painting and books.
print with light colouring

photo or text

Artistic Exchanges: Paintings

cat. 114) First Sowing
painting on silk

photo or text

cat. 118) The Hunts at Mulun
painting on silk

photo or text

cat. 122) Qazak offering horses
as tribute

painting on silk

photo or text

Artistic Exchanges: The Decorative Arts

cat. 49) Chalice
gilded silver and cloisonné enamel

photo or text

cat. 52) Plate
fine porcelain, grisaille decoration with gold

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cat. 67 to 68) Western couple
porcelain figures

photo or text

cat. 77) Jug
with royal arms of France

porcelain, cobalt blue underglaze and overglazed enamel

photo or text

cat. 127) Bowl
porcelain, overglaze
polychrome enamels

photo or text

cat. 128) Bowl
porcelain, overglaze
polychrome enamels

photo or text

cat. 130) Bowl
porcelain, overglaze
polychrome enamels

photo or text

cat. 137) Bowl
porcelain, overglaze
polychrome enamels

photo or text

cat. 139) Bowl
porcelain, overglaze
polychrome enamels

photo or text

 

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