CORFU MUSEUM OF ASIAN ART
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The Museum of Asian Art Chinese collection includes about 3,500 items. Most items come from the collection of Gregoris Manos, while the Chinese porcelain is taken from the Christos Chiotakis collection.

These exhibits include pieces of pottery, porcelain, brass works of art, sculpture, cloisonné, lacquer objects, ivory, miniatures, clothing, jewellery and coins. A selection of the museum's Chinese collection is exhibited in the east wing of the first floor.

 

  • Plum Bottle. Stoneware with celadon glaze over carved decoration. Lid missing. 14th century
  • Ceremonial circular food vessel with everted lip. Grey earthen ware. Shang dynasty. 12th -11th cent. BC.
  • Burial vessel in the form of a flower. Tang Sancai ware. Moulded white earthen ware with lead flux polychrome glaze. Tang dynasty. Mid-8th cent.
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