BEYOND BOUNDARIES: CRAFTSMANSHIP AND RESTORATION EXHIBITION
Beijing, Palace Museum
From 1st June to 31st July 2019, the Beyond Boundaries: Cartier and The Palace Museum Craftsmanship and Restoration Exhibition was held in the Meridian Gate Gallery of the Palace Museum.
Ten years after Cartier Treasures – King of Jewellers, Jeweller to Kings, this new exhibition celebrated the bonds of friendship between Cartier and China, between their shared inspiration and savoir-faire.
This unique event welcomed more than 600,000 visitors in one of the most prestigious locations in the world, with more than 850 pieces dating from the Ming dynasty to the present day. These pieces came from the Collection Cartier, the Archives of the Maison, the Palace Museum’s collections and from public institutions including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, the Qatar Museums, the Musée International d’Horlogerie in La Chaux-de-Fonds, as well as private and royal collections.