Room 136: Ceramics Study Galleries China

Bowl, 1662-1722, Museum no. C.1319-1910

The Curtain Foundation Gallery

The Ceramic Study Galleries house the greater part of the V&A’s ceramics collection. In this room you will find Chinese ceramics of the Qing dynasty, 1644-1911. Introductory displays in the central cases are arranged by place of origin, technique and type of decoration. Further displays of Qing dynasty and 20th-century Chinese ceramics are displayed in the four cases in the corners of the room.

Room 136 is on Level 6 of the V&A South Kensington.

Check the gallery closures page

Objects you can find in this gallery:

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

5 April - 27 July 2014. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.

Visit the V&A exhibition The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

Shop online

Art in China - Oxford History of Art (Paperback)

Art in China - Oxford History of Art (Paperback)

China boasts a history of art lasting over 5,000 years and embracing a huge diversity of forms - objects of jade, lacquer and porcelain, painted scrol…

Buy now

Event - CreateTour: China Gallery

Fri 20 June 2014 20:00

FREE TOUR: Join Members of Createvoice, the V&A's youth collectives to find out more about the galleries that inspire them.

Book online