|Gilt kitchenware used under Nguyễn dynasty. Photo vietnamplus.vn|
LÂM ĐỒNG — Around 40 artefacts that were used by royal members of the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802-1945) are on display at the Lâm Đồng provincial museum.
The objects include decorative items, utensils and kitchenware, which have elaborate carvings, are inlaid with gems or gold-plated.
The antiques are being exhibited in a heritage villa located in what used to be the Nam Phương Queen’s palace complex. The palace is now in the complex of the museum.
Phạm Hữu Thọ, director of the museum, said that these are among the 124 artefacts of the royal dynasty handed over to the museum by concerned agencies. The museum’s experts and scientists from the Việt Nam Museum of National History have examined the artefacts and prepared documents for each item.
The exhibition will be open to the public till the end of this summer. — VNS