A tray from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). (Photos: China Daily)
A statue of Maitreya Buddha from the Ming Dynasty.
A tripod, which was used to wash writing brushes, from the Southern Song to Yuan dynasties (1127-1368).
Iranian and Chinese visitors attend the exhibition Longquan of the World: Longquan Celadon and Globalization at the Palace Museum, which uses the famed porcelain variety from Zhejiang province to showcase the prosperous Maritime Silk Road.
Two Ming-Dynasty Longquan celadon plates collected by the Palace Museum.
A 14th-century Longquan celadon jar, on loan from the National Museum of Iran.