On the morning of 30th January, at the Exhibition Hall at No.93 Dinh Tien Hoang street, Ha Noi, there took place an exhibition of antiquities, organized by members of the Association of Antiquities, Thang Long – Ha Noi. On hand and cutting the ribbon was People’s Artist Nguyen Quoc Chiem, Deputy Director of Ha Noi Department of Culture and Sports; Mr. Luu Minh Tri, Chairman of Cultural Heritage Association of Thang Long, Ha Noi.
The exhibition displayed and introduced 43 objects made of bronze, stone, pottery, porcelain, wood, lacquer brought up by 12 members. Unlike the previous exhibitions, the displayed objects, besides gathered within the country having prominent cultural imprints as Dong Son Jar, Dong Son Bronze Drum (dated at the 1-3 century B.C) owned by collector Mai Xuan Truong; Ly dynasty Pot (dated 11-13th century) owned by collector Vu Quoc Hoi; pearl enamel Pot (dated 13-14th century) owned by Tran Ngoc Viet, there were a number of Viet antiquities which had been bought by auction overseas and brought back to Viet Nam by the members, with a view to perserving, conserving the cultural values of the Capital in particular, and the country in general. Right after the conclusion of the ceremony, the exhibition managed to welcome amass officials, people and international visitors.
The exhibition would open until the 6th April, 2017.
Pictures taken at the Exhibition
By Quach Huong