Taiwan's prized Jadeite Cabbage and Meat-shaped Stone moving south

Two of the most famous and beloved artworks in Taiwan will be moving south in December.

Taipei's National Palace Museum.

Taipei's National Palace Museum. Image by Brady Montz / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Jadeite Cabbage – a piece of jadeite intricately carved into the shape of a Chinese cabbage – and the Meat-shaped Stone – a piece of  jasper that resembles a hunk of pork belly – will move to the soon-to-open Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum. The two objects are the museum's most precious pieces and frequently draw huge queues of tourists to the main branch in Taipei. The objects will be on display at the Southern Branch from 28 December until early October, 2016. Read more: chinapost.com 

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