Culture Insider: Mysterious imperial toys of the Qing Dynasty
Updated: 2015-06-03 10:14
A set of knickknacks, including miniature tea sets, wine sets, and bowls, for little princes and princess to "play house" with. [Photo/bbs.artron.net]
All children love games. Although the traditional toys for children like clay figurines and cloth tigers are no match for today's toys in terms of variety and technology, they still brought children a lot of joy in ancient times. Let's explore the mysterious toys the little princes and princesses played with in the imperial court of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).