THE CHINESE JADE CARRIAGE IN BENDIGO GOLDEN DRAGON MUSEUM – TAASA Review December 2014
Robyn Butlin T he saga of the jade carriage, currently in the collection of the Bendigo Golden Dragon Museum, reads like a mystery to be unravelled.
According to the concierge at the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney, it was first exhibited there in November 1986 after an extensive renovation of the derelict building.
However further information reveals that it was given to Australia as a gift on the celebration of the bicentenary in 1988 by the People’s Republic of China Government. Jade carriage, China, 20th century, green serpentine stone...