Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China

Arts, Art

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.

Exhibit is on view through December 31, 2017.



161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970