Highlights of Treasure Gallery at Palace Museum in Beijing

Source: Xinhua| 2019-01-29 22:33:03|Editor: Li Xia
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A journalist takes pictures of an exhibition work in an exhibition area of the Treasure Gallery after the second phase of exhibition upgrade at the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 28, 2019. The new gallery will open before the Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 5 this year. The Treasure Gallery is a series of exhibition spaces in the northeast part of the Forbidden City in an area of the Palace Museum known as the Palace of Tranquil Longevity Sector (Ningshou gong qu). It consists of six gallery rooms including four upgraded, displaying pieces from the imperial collection and extant accoutrements for palace life. All of these exquisite items are made of precious materials, such as jade, jadeite, gold, silver, pearls, and other precious and semi-precious stones. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

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