This collection primarily constitutes the donation of George Eumorphopoulos, one of the most important experts in the Chinese civilisation.
The gradual evolution of Chinese ceramics, from the third millennium BC up to the 19th century AD, is represented by more than 1,300 objects of the highest
quality, all of which attest to the magnitude of China's contribution to the cultural history of humankind. Of exceptional importance are the magnificent
Neolithic vases decorated with geometric patterns, while the funerary sculpture from the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD) must be singled out as some of the most
splendid creations of their kind. The collection continues with elegantly proportioned and finely decorated ware dating to the Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD),
with porcelain from the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1644 AD and 1644-1911 AD), and with snuff bottles and other objects made of