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Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware
Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware
Permanent Exhibitions
Let's Talk about Tea through the Ages
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2017.6.14 - 

Exhibition Venue: Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware (1/F)

This exhibition introduces the history of Chinese tea drinking and features various kinds of tea ware, from the Tang dynasty (618–907) to the 20th century.  An interactive corner on ‘Essential tea vessels' with facilities for the people with visual impairment is set up at Gallery 3 to give visitors more idea about contemporary tea ware and to encourage a culture of tea drinking.  

Worksheet (Panda Brews Tea Too)

 

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Teapot painted in fencai enamels with a scene in a tea pavilion
Qing dynasty, mark and period of Qianlong (1736–1795)

Chinese Ceramics and Seals Donated by the K.S. Lo Foundation
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Stem bowl painted in underglaze blue with dragons
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Stem bowl painted in underglaze blue with dragons
Xuande period (1426–1435), Ming dynasty

Exhibition Venue: The K. S. Lo Gallery (1/F)

This exhibition features rare Chinese ceramics dated from the Song (960–1279), Yuan (1271–1368) and Ming (1368–1644) dynasties, and a selection of seals from the Ming and Qing dynasties (1644–1911) to the 20th century generously donated by the K.S. Lo Foundation.

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Calligraphy on Stone: Seal Carving in Hong Kong
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Exhibition Venue: The K. S. Lo Gallery (1/F)

Featuring over 60 items of Chinese seals by early Hong Kong seal carvers including Deng Erya, Zhang Xiangning and Jian Jinglun generously donated by the K.S. Lo Foundation, this exhibition introduces the history of early Hong Kong seal carving and the cultural interflow between Hong Kong and Mainland China in the early days. Education corners and massive hands-on exhibits with tactile/ braille captions for the blind have been set up in the Gallery for the enjoyment of visitors of all ages and to cater to the needs of different visitors.

Worksheet

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Square seal with four incised characters
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Gao Fenghan
Square seal with four incised characters
Yongzheng period, Qing dynasty

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