Room 5

Jades and precious stones 中國玉器

Case 27

Jades, agates, chalcedony and other materials 玉石、瑪瑙、玉髓器等

The display in this case changes regularly in order to exhibit in rotation pieces made of various different stones. Under the Qing 清代 (1644-1911), snuff bottles became a favourite object with which craftsmen could put their inventiveness to the test by devising fresh forms of decoration in a variety of different materials.