Moon-gate bed, about 1876
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Sarnoff, 1977
On view June 13, 2015 to December 31, 2017
Located in the: Chinese Art, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation Gallery
Explore PEM's superlative Chinese export art collection -- the most comprehensive and celebrated collection of its kind -- through nearly 30 selected works, including furniture, paintings and decorative objects. Created by Chinese artists in the 18th and 19th centuries for European and American markets, these works display a mastery of material and form that made them the most coveted luxurious items of their day.