Jade: Chinese Works Of Art

  • INTERVIEW
  • Interview with Ming Wilson
  • Ming Wilson has had a long relationship with jade. As a senior curator in the Asian Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, she specializes in Chinese jade carvings, as well as Asian ceramics and furniture. The author of Chinese Jades and contributor to Roger Keverne’s classic book on the subject gives us an insider’s view into the collecting process.
  • JADE
  • "The Stone of Heaven”
  • Regarded as the most valuable and precious material in Chinese culture, jade has been used throughout the centuries for important and highly prized objects. Found in limited supply jade in China was extremely expensive.
  • HISTORY
  • Mughal Jades
  • One of Emperor Qianlong's great passions was jade, and during his long reign he built up an unrivalled collection of works.

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Christies specialists

    • Pedram Rasti

      Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

      Christie's London, King Street

      Head of Department

      pprasti@christies.com

    • Chi Fan Tsang

      Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

      Hong Kong

      Vice President, International Senior Specialist, Asia

      ctsang@christies.com

    • Nick Wilson

      Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

      New York

      Vice-President, Senior Specialist

      nwilson@christies.com

      +1 212 468 7175