The Secret Garden: Symbols of Nature in Wood, Silver and Gold
Liang Yi Museum
181-199 Hollywood Road,
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Sep 01, 2016 To Mar 31, 2017
Detail: Liang Yi Museum is delighted to announce its exhibition The Secret Garden: Symbols of Nature in Wood, Silver and Gold, opening on September 1st 2016 and running until March 2017. Featuring over two hundred objects from the museum’s three permanent collections - antique Chinese furniture from the Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1912) dynasties, European silverware from the eighteenth to twentieth century and European vanities dating from the 1900s to today – the exhibition will be the largest showcase of the collection to date. It examines the significance of nature as a theme in art among different cultures, as well how craftsmen working in various mediums found ways to express nature through a visual language understood by all.