Current Exhibition

Exhibition "Gold and Treasures, 3000 Years of Chinese Ornaments"

United Arab Emirates 26.04.2024 — 10.08.2024 Book Now
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L’ÉCOLE Middle East

Dubai Design District, Building 10, Ground Floor

 

From April 26th, 2024 to August 10th, 2024 

Tuesday to Saturday, from 10am to 7pm

Free Admission

Registration is now open.

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Exhibition "Gold and Treasures, 3000 Years of Chinese Ornaments"

Registration is now open.

To celebrate its grand opening, L’ÉCOLE will present a large and surprising exhibition: Gold and Treasures. 3000 Years of Chinese Ornaments.

From April 26th to August 10th, visitors will discover a selection of a hundred masterpieces from the Mengdiexuan Collection, one of Hong Kong’s most outstanding private art collections, spanning over three thousand years of goldsmithing work in China.

Gold & Treasures KV

Photo: Clothing ornament (peizhui) with dragon motifs, gold, Song to Ming dynasties, 960-1644, Mengdiexuan Collection, Photo Picspark Co

 

Alongside these creations, gold crystals and nuggets from L’ÉCOLE’s collection will be on display, highlighting the precious metal’s natural shapes.

The exhibition is a journey that resonates with the motto of L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts: “Discover, wonder, learn.”

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Gold specimen with quartz  L'ÉCOLE Collection
© Gold specimen with quartz L'ÉCOLE Collection
Pear-shaped gold cape weights with bird-and-peony designs, Song to Ming Dynasty, 960-1644
© Pear-shaped gold cape weights with bird-and-peony designs, Song to Ming Dynasty, 960-1644
Dragonfly hairpin, Gilded silver, coral, metal, Ming to Qing dynasties, 1368-1911
© Dragonfly hairpin, Gilded silver, coral, metal, Ming to Qing dynasties, 1368-1911
Set of hair ornaments with dragon motifs, Gilded silver, Song dynasty, 960-1279  Mengdiexuan Collection
© Set of hair ornaments with dragon motifs, Gilded silver, Song dynasty, 960-1279 Mengdiexuan Collection
Hairpin ensemble with dragon design, Gilded silver, Song dynasty, 960-1279
© Hairpin ensemble with dragon design, Gilded silver, Song dynasty, 960-1279
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Comb, Gold, jade (nephrite), pearls, green gemstone, six dynasties period  220-589
© Comb, Gold, jade (nephrite), pearls, green gemstone, six dynasties period 220-589
Hair ornament (bianfang), Gilded silver, cornaline, spinel, kingfisher feathers, gemstones, Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
© Hair ornament (bianfang), Gilded silver, cornaline, spinel, kingfisher feathers, gemstones, Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Hairpin with floral decoration, Gilded silver, kingfisher feathers, pearl, gemstones, Qing dynasty, 1644-1911, Mengdiexuan Collection
© Hairpin with floral decoration, Gilded silver, kingfisher feathers, pearl, gemstones, Qing dynasty, 1644-1911, Mengdiexuan Collection