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Palace Museum celebrates summer with tureen photo series | Updated: 2017-08-07 11:10

The Palace Museum in Beijing has shared a range of photos featuring its collection of tureens with netizens on micro blog Sina Weibo in celebration of summer. While temperatures are high in summer, drinking hot water can also quench your thirst. Tureens are specifically used to sip tea, which can be seen in the list of relics below:

Palace Museum celebrates summer with tureen photo series

A carved lacquerware tureen, decorated with flower patterns, from the Yongle Period of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

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