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Iconic treasures from museums across China

By chinadaily.com.cn

Iconic treasures from museums across China

The Jadeite Cabbage is a piece of jadeite carved into the shape of a Chinese cabbage head, with a locust and katydid camouflaged in the leaves. It is part of the collection of the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan. (Photo / zhongguociwang.cn)

Iconic treasures from museums across China

Zeng Houyi Bells in Hubei Provincial Museum. The set of bells was excavated from the tomb of Zeng Houyi,who was a Warring States duke in Suizhou city in Hubei province. The musical range of the bells, which can carry the main melody as well as the harmony,is more than five octaves. Due to excellent casting and musical performance, they have changed the music history in the world and are honored as a "world rare treasure".  (Photo / zhongguociwang.cn)

Iconic treasures from museums across China

The painting of "Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountain" in Zhejiang Provincial Museum. It depicts the Fuchun River in Zhejiang province during the Yuan Dynasty 600 years ago. It is a masterpiece that reportedly impressed Emperor Qianlong.The picture represents the most outstanding painting skill in China from that time. (Photo / zhongguociwang.cn)

 
 
 
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