This is a complete catalogue of the exhibition The Crystallization of Chinese Opera, enhanced by high-quality images of more than 150 pieces (sets) of cultural relics related to various kinds of traditional Chinese operas, including UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Peking Opera and Kun Opera.
Exhibition objects are carefully selected and arranged to show the characteristics of Chinese opera in different regions and different times, as well as the role opera played in Chinese people’s daily life.
Images of the colorful sculptures and statues, costumes, puppet figures, script books, movable stage, stage props, as well as decorative objects painted with opera scenes, will enable the audience to perceive the charm of various operas.
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The Nanjing Museum is located in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China. With an area of 70,000 square metres (17 acres), it is one of the largest museums in China. The museum currently has over 400,000 items in its permanent collection, making it one of the largest in China. Especially notable is the museum's enormous collections of Ming and Qing imperial porcelain, which is among the largest in the world.