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House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta

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For those of people who have a passion for antiques, it is a chance to go to visit an ancient house in Lai Vung district in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap where collector Nguyen Dinh Tuan displays many priceless artifacts.

Inside of the house with an ancient architecture style in the feudal regime

Inside of the house with an ancient architecture style in the feudal regime

These ancient items dating back to the 19th-20th centuries are believed that they belonged to village rich men in the feudal regime, such as a sophisticated bed inlaid with mother-of-pearl, three altar cabinets featuring the culture of the North, Central and South.
The collection worth a lot of money has been collected since 1997 by collector Nguyen Dinh Tuan.
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 1  Collector Nguyen Dinh Tuan’s house where many priceless ancient items are displayed
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 2 A horizontal lacquered board engraved with three words, Phuc (Blessing), Loc (Prosperity), Tho (Longevity)
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 3 A pair of bronze bottles weighing 100 kilos each
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 4 A 300-year-old Buddha statue 
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 5
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 6 One of the three altar cabinets featuring the culture of the North, Central and South
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 7 An altar cabinet with mother of pearl inlay patterns
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 8
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 9 An ancient tea set
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 10
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 11
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 12 The sophisticated bed inlaid with mother-of-pearl worth more than VND2 billion
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 13
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 14 A dragon-shaped gemstone sculpture a flock of carps was engraved with a flock of carps
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 15
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 16  An antique oil lamp has a price that is similar to a motorbike.
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 17 An ancient fan is still running
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 18 A scale is used in traditional Chinese medicine.
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 19 An oil lamp
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 20 Bronze swords
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 21
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 22 An antique padlock 
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 23 An old desk phone
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 24 Vintage coal heated cast iron with rooster lock and wooden handle
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 25
House of traditional Southern style antiques in Mekong Delta ảnh 26 An ancient pipe

By TIN HUY - Translated by Kim Khanh

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