Chinese ceramics collection
About the collection
Collection of 1,000 Chinese works of art including:
- a large amount of 17th-18th century porcelain (from Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong periods)
- some reverse paintings on glass
- cloisonné, jade and other hardstones
- snuff bottles
- earlier ceramics of the Han, Tang and Song dynasties (2nd century BCE - 14th century AD).
These were collected by 1st Viscount Leverhulme (1851-1925) in the late 19th and early 20th century. Find out more about the collection.