Object of the month

APRIL 2021

APRIL 2021

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

MARCH 2021

The Prophet Muhammad Meets the Angels In 2018, The David Collection organised The Human Figure in Islamic Art: Holy Men, ...
February 2021

February 2021

Korean Embroidered Wedding Fan This Korean fan was featured in the exhibition Gold Needles: Embroidery Arts from Korea at the ...
JANUARY 2021

JANUARY 2021

Kandyan Temple Entertainers One of the objects from The Jeweled Isle at LACMA, Los Angeles, was a painted tile depicting ...
December 2020

December 2020

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

November 2020

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

September 2020

September 2020 Vase with β€˜peach bloom’ glaze This elegant vase comes from the exhibition held at the Baur Museum in ...
August 2020

August 2020

August 2020 Offering Stand, Okinawa This offering stand from the Okinawa Islands of Japan comes from the Ruyuku Kingdom (1429–1879), ...
July 2020

July 2020

July 2020 The kendi, an Indonesian-Malay term derived from the Sanskrit kundika, a water-pouring vessel with a distinctive mammiform spout ...