MEAA’s permanent collections consist of some 2,000 artefacts. The majority of these are East Asian of Chinese origin, spanning from 5,000 BC to the present. The collections also contain artefacts from Japan and Korea and a number of countries in South East Asia.

The MEAA permanent collections include:

  • Ceramics
  • Jades
  • Metalware (gold, silver, cloisonné, and enamels)
  • Lacquerware
  • Carvings (bamboo, wood and gourds)
  • Natural wood sculptures