The Reception Throne Set is shown in the exhibition "Express Dowager, Cixi." at Orange County's Bowers Museum, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Santa Ana, Calif. The exhibit focuses on Cixi, the mysterious woman who quietly ruled China with an iron fist from the mid-1800s until her death in 1908.
The Reception Throne Set is shown in the exhibition "Express Dowager, Cixi." at Orange County's Bowers Museum, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Santa Ana, Calif. The exhibit focuses on Cixi, the mysterious woman who quietly ruled China with an iron fist from the mid-1800s until her death in 1908. Chris Carlson AP Photo
The Reception Throne Set is shown in the exhibition "Express Dowager, Cixi." at Orange County's Bowers Museum, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Santa Ana, Calif. The exhibit focuses on Cixi, the mysterious woman who quietly ruled China with an iron fist from the mid-1800s until her death in 1908. Chris Carlson AP Photo

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