The Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi will vaunt a collection of around 100 red lacquer embellished with bullion wooden artefacts from a 15th century, starting Jun 20.
A statue antiquated behind 19th century.
The artefacts embody statues and tabernacle decorations with together sentences forged on timber and embellished with lacquer from a Le and Nguyen dynasties (1427-1945), that was a golden epoch for timber figure in a country. The art of timber figure has a roots in a over 2,000-year-old Dong Son civilisation.
An ancestral inscription in a collection. Courtesy photos of a museum
The antiques are not only masterpieces by gifted artisans, though give discernment into a aesthetic values and life perspective of people, as good as into a historical, artistic, normal and eremite values of a time.
A wooden bell in a collection.
The muster will also have photos and videos on trade villages around Hanoi, such as Kieu Ki Village in Gia Lam District and Son Dong Village in Hoai Duc District.
The muster will open during a museum, on No. 1 Trang Tien Street, on Jun 20 and will run compartment November.