Son of Heaven in the Heyday-Exhibition of Qianlong Emperor in the Qing Dynasty
TIME:
2016.09.15 - 2016.11.15
COST:
Visitors are required to produce valid certificates like ID card to get free admission to the museum at the entrance.
ADD:
Chengdu Museum (west side of the Tianfu Square)
Son of Heaven in the Heyday-Exhibition of Qianlong Emperor in the Qing Dynasty being staged at the Chengdu Museum displays 119 pieces/sets of cultural treasures related to Qianlong Emperor from the Palace Museum involving a variety of fields, such as politics, economy, culture, military, and art, etc.
The exhibits include imperial robes, stationeries, gold ware, jade ware, as well as clocks and watches, etc., most of which are royal cultural treasures and some of which are excellent artworks of the Song (960-1279), Yuan (1271-1368), and Ming (1368-1662) dynasties.
Born Aisin Gioro Hongli (1711–1799) and as the sixth emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1636–1912), Qianglong Emperor reigned officially from October 11, 1735 to February 8, 1796. He is a capable and highly cultured ruler inheriting a thriving empire, during his long reign the Qing Dynasty reached its most splendid and prosperous era.