Xi and first lady visit British royal collections' Chinese items
Updated: 2015-10-21 10:32
This peach-shaped lacquer box is decorated with a geometric pattern of flower heads. The top is carved with an illustration of a Daoist immortal and a child walking in the mountains. This beautiful object was part of numerous gifts from Emperor Qianlong to George III in 1793. [Photo/Royal Collection Trust]
Following a private lunch and a state banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth II at UK's Buckingham Palace, President Xi Jinping and first lady Peng Liyuan were invited to a viewing of Chinese-related items at the British Royal Collection. Let's take a look at what they saw.