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Beijing's museum brings spirit of craftsmen alive

Updated: 2016-08-10 11:13:07

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An ivory carving piece is among the eight superb crafts of Beijing at the Capital Museum in Beijing, August 9, 2016. [Photo/capitalmuseum.org.cn]


The exhibition titled "The Great Spirit of the Craftsman" featuring eight superb crafts of Beijing opens at the Capital Museum on Tuesday and will run through November 9.

The exhibition showcases 276 pieces (sets) of works featuring eight superb crafts of Beijing, including cloisonné enamel, jade carvings, ivory carvings, lacquerware carvings, inlaid gold lacquer, filigree and inlay, palace carpet weaving and Beijing embroidery. Exhibits from ancient times and Minguo era (1912-1949), as well as works from contemporary masters and students are all on display.

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