Treasures Fit for An Emperor

A Special Exhibition of Ancient Jade, Gold, Bronze and Glass

S. Bernstein & Co. is pleased to announce a Special Exhibition & Sale of Thirty Five exceptional Ancient Chinese Works of Art including Jades from the Neolithic to Eighteenth century, Tang and Liao Gold and Silver, Ancient bronzes and Warring States to Han period ancient Chinese glass. Collectors will find a plethora of Museum quality works of art from a Distinguished American Collection formed over the past 40 years. Many of the objects have been previously published and illustrated in Museum exhibitions.

Visit the Exhibition at our gallery located in the historic Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason Street, San Francisco or on our website. There is no charge to view the Exhibition.

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Lunch with the Qianlong Emperor

A seminar conducted by Sam Bernstein

Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 10am until 2pm
At the Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason Street San Francisco

The Qianlong Emperor (r. 1736-1795) was arguably the greatest art collector in history with more than one million objects in his collection. This seminar will focus on the everyday life and collecting habits of this remarkable historical person.


The illustrated lecture by Sam Bernstein will examine works of art in Jade formerly in the Imperial Collection and explore through the Emperor’s own words his thoughts and collecting taste.


Lunch for Attendees will be hosted in the Laurel Court restaurant in the Fairmont Hotel lobby.


$125 per person.

This seminar is limited to 10 participants.


Pre-Registration required. To attend, please contact S. Bernstein & Co. at or at (415) 421-3434.