Chinese collections search guide

The following lists of objects and materials may help you search this collection.

Object types Materials Names
Ceramic Porcelain Bowl
Cloisonné Stoneware Box
Jade, hardstone and glass      Earthenware Brush pot
Reverse painting on glass Cloisonné Cup
Snuff bottle
Enamel Candleholder
  Copper Dish
  Jade Ewer
  Jadeite Flask
  Nephrite Jar
  Soapstone Plate
  Steatite Pot
  Agate Tankard
  Crystal Teapot
  Silver Vase
  Glass Tile
  Kingfisher feather Beaker
  Lacquer Wine pot
  Ivory Goblet
  Silk Figure
  Wood  

The following lists of dealers, collectors and auction houses may help you search this collection.

Dealers Collectors Auction houses
Edgar Gorer Richard Bennett Christie's
James Duveen SE Kennedy  
Thomas Agnew RH Benson  
James Orrock Sir William Bennett  
Frank Partridge Sir Trevor Lawrence  
John Sparks CS Holberton  
F Langweil    
Duveen Brothers    

The following list of places where objects were made may help you search this collection.

  • China
  • Beijing (Peking)
  • Guangzhou (Canton)
  • Jingdezhen
  • Fujian province
  • Hebei province
  • Henan province
  • Jiangxi province
  • Hunan province
  • Shaanxi province
  • Japan
  • India

The following list of dates when objects were made may help you search this collection.

  • Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD)
  • Tang Dynasty (618-906 AD)
  • Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD)
    • Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127 AD)
    • Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279 AD)
  • Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD)
    • Chenghua (1465-1487 AD)
    • Hongzhi (1488-1505 AD)
    • Wanli (1573-1620 AD)
  • Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)
    • Shunzi (1644-1661 AD)
    • Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
    • Yongzheng (1723-1735 AD)
    • Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
    • Jiaqing (1796-1820 AD)
    • Daoguang (1821-1850 AD)
    • Guangxu (1875-1908 AD)
  • Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
  • Late Qing Dynasty (C.1851-1911 AD)
    • 18th Century
    • Late 18th Century
    • 19th Century
    • Late 19th Century
    • Early 20th Century