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  Chen Family Temple

 

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  Chen Family Temple

 

  Chen Family Temple

 

 

 

  Chen Family Temple

 

The former Chen Family Temple in Guangzhou (Canton) now houses the Guangdong Folk Art Museum. The temple is also known as the Chen Clan Ancestral Hall and was in the Qing Dynasty used as an education centre to prepare junior members of the Chen Clan for the Imperial Examinations (fig.). The complex is richly adorned with porcelain roof-decorations (fig.), intricate bas-reliefs and woodcarvings.

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