Exhibition: 06 Dec 2016 – 05 Jan 2017, 7 am – 5 pm
Hue Royal Antiquities Museum
03 Le Truc St, Hue City
From the organizer:
The exhibition on “Royal treasures of the Nguyen dynasty” will be opened on December 6, 2016 at Long An Palace-Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities. It is the first time, treasures bearing the spirit and power of the Nguyen dynasty are introduced for public in Hue – the place of the dynasty’s birth.
They are treasures symbolizing the legitimation and supreme power of the Nguyen emperors such as various precious seals, golden books, swords, hats, Ru-yi jade sceptre, etc. In which the seal and sword were considered as the important treasures of the nation, the guarantee of the presence and confirmation of the will and orders of the Nguyen emperors.
They are items for royal daily life or stationery in the Nguyen royal palaces delicately made in diversified types and by precious materials such as gold, silver, jade, etc. They reflect the subtle sense of art and the rich spiritual life of the Nguyen emperors.
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