Bao’s Oriental Art Museum and Cartier Collection

Bao’s Oriental Art Museum and Cartier Collection. From the 19th to the 20th centuries, curios conquered the West. These exotic items from China or Japan are dreamlikely decorated with a wide variety of materials, creating an Asian heat in the West, which in turn has had a profound impact on European graphic art. Some people were created during this period, including the creation artist Alfred Cartier (1841-1925) and his three sons: Louis (1875-1942) and Pierre (1878-1964). And Jacques (1884-1941); and collector Alfred Baur (1865-1951). Although the Asian style design of the Parisian jeweler Cartier is well known, its historical and cultural background is little known, and the curator has created the idea of ​​comparing these jewels with the collection of the Bausch Oriental Art Museum in Geneva. With the advancement of the exhibition, “Dream Asia” slowly unfolded – a diamond-studded pagoda and pavilion, a pearl-like moonlight, a shining phoenix and a jade dragon, depicting a dreamland. Not only does Cartier’s magic work be displayed, it is extremely attractive. The royal porcelain collected by Bao’s Oriental Art Museum, lacquerware with precious metals, embroidered silk, jade, color enamel, root pay, sword ornaments and ukiyo-e are also in this unprecedented dialogue. In the middle, depicting the magical East. The curatorial academic exchanges between the China Cultural Relics Exchange Center and the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art and the Cartier Historical Heritage Department are being held in Geneva. Experts from the China Cultural Relics Exchange Center, the Palace Museum and the Shanghai Museum are experts in the exchange. ‘Special exhibitions are innovative and innovative. The academic research during the curatorial period is relatively full. The curators have carefully selected the representative works of European decorative art and Asian culture represented by Cartier. The unique connection between the two ensures the exhibition has a strong view. Sex. In particular, the contents of the exhibition catalogue are quite detailed and can reflect the research results of the curators.


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