Object of the month

calligraphic standard from India

August 2021

Calligraphic Standard from India This calligraphic standard from India was seen in the exhibition Power and Protection, Islamic Art and ...
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July 2021

Lacquer Offering Stand from Okinawa This lacquer offering stand from Okinawa comes from the Ruyuku Kingdom (1429–1879), which controlled an ...
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June 2021

Chinese Vase with ‘peach bloom’ glaze   This elegant Chinese vase with ‘peach bloom’ glaze comes from the exhibition held ...
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May 2021

May 2021 The kendi, an Indonesian-Malay term derived from the Sanskrit kundika, a water-pouring vessel with a distinctive mammiform spout ...
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APRIL 2021

Writing Box, Mughal India This writing box was exhibited in the exhibition Goa and The Great Mughal, shown at Calouste ...
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MARCH 2021

The Prophet Muhammad Meets the Angels In 2018, The David Collection organised The Human Figure in Islamic Art: Holy Men, ...
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Korean Embroidered Wedding Fan

February 2021

Korean Embroidered Wedding Fan This Korean fan was featured in the exhibition Gold Needles: Embroidery Arts from Korea at the ...
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Kandyan Temple Entertainers One of the objects from The Jeweled Isle at LACMA, Los Angeles, was a painted tile depicting ...
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December 2020

Kinnara, Thai Mythical Bird-Man In 2009, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco organised Emerald Cities: Arts of Siam and ...
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November 2020

PAHARI PAINTING FROM INDIA In 2018, the Rietberg Museum in Zurich organised an exhibition of Guler School, Pahari paintings, created ...
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October 2020

Chin Textile In 2006, the first exhibition devoted to Chin textiles was organised by the Textile Museum, showing pieces from ...
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