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Canton Enamels in Qing China Symposium

Event Date
From 23 Nov 2019 to 24 Nov 2019

Department of Fine Arts & Art Museum, CUHK

Canton Enamels in Qing China


Venue:  LT1, Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hosts:Jointly Organized by Department of Fine Arts and Art Museum, CUHK

Medium: Mandarin and English




Huo Hua Former Research Fellow, Nanjing Museum


23/11/2019 (Saturday)

【Morning Session 9:30-12:20】

Opening Speech

Frank Vigneron Professor, Chairman of Department of Fine Arts ,The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Pursuing the Early Stage of the Guangdong Painted Enamels

Shih Ching-fei Professor, Graduate Institute of Art History, National Taiwan University

The Rise and Turn of Canton Enamels in the 18th Century

Maggie Wan Associate Professor, Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

A Preliminary Study on Early Canton Enamels

Guo Xuelei Deputy Director, Shenzhen Museum


【Afternoon Session 14:00-17:00】

Stages of Development and Connoisseurship of Canton Painted Enamels

Xu Xiaodong Associate Director, Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Production of Western Images by Qing Imperial Craftsmen: A Case Study of a Silver Inlaid Painted Copper Enamel Snuff Bottle with the Mark of Hu Siming

Hu Tingting Postdoctoral Fellow, Arts College of Sichuan University

A Preliminary Study of Canton Enamels in the Qing Court as Recorded in The Archives of the Court Inventories of Qianqinggong Palace

Yang Yong Associate Research Fellow, The Palace Museum


24/11/2019 (Sunday)

【Morning Session 09:30-12:20】

Chinese Painted Enamels on Copper for Export

Jorge Welsh Jorge Welsh Works of Art

Enigmatic and Exotic: The Diversity and Influences of Chinese Export Enamelware

KAN Shuyi Curator, Asian Civilizations Museum, Singapore

Scientific Analysis of Canton Enamel Samples from the Collection of the Art Museum, CUHK

Feng Jian Research Assistant, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong