Crystal Ball, 19th–early 20th century, Chinese, 1944-20-2a,b
Authentic: Truth and Perception in Chinese Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Concludes July 3, 2022
Explore the act of copying and how attitudes toward authenticity are nuanced and culturally specific. Discover the intention behind the work and compare contemporary views on authenticity with those of the past. Highlights include enamel-decorated imperial porcelains, rock crystal carvings and woodblock prints.