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Highlights include Tang dynasty tomb models, an exquisite Song dynasty Dingware wedding bowl, a shufu cup and Qing dynasty monochromes. This gallery is named after Rt. Hon. Malcolm MacDonald, the politician and diplomat. MacDonald was also a passionate collector of Chinese ceramics and the backbone of this gallery is dedicated to fulfilling his dream of creating a chronological display of the development of this most Chinese of art forms from the Neolithic to the present day. The Oriental Museum’s Chinese collections have been granted Designated Collection status in recognition of their national and international importance and the rest of this gallery does not disappoint. Highlights include ancient burial jades - including rare body protectors - and ceremonial weapons. There are also ancient bronzes and intricately carved Ming and Qing dynasty jade ornaments. This gallery was funded by the Designation Development Fund and the Art Fund.

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Durham University

University Office, 14–15 Old Elvet, Durham, County Durham DH1 3HP England

0191 3342000

http://www.dur.ac.uk

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