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Vietnamese ancient pottery displayed in Hanoi

As many as 75 ancient terracotta exhibits, which date from thousands years ago to the early 20th century, are being displayed at an exhibition that opened on April 22 at the National History Museum in Hanoi. The exhibition titled “Vietnamese Ancient Ceramic Statues” shows how the materials, forms, technique and decorations of ceramic statues have […]

Artist puts creative spin on traditional pottery

While the north once had many pottery villages producing quality ceramics, most of today’s artisans are only interested in commercial work. But artist Tran Do Nghia is an exception. Phan Hoang reports. On the occasion of the 2010 Hue Festival, painter Tran Do Nghia unveiled 40 poetry-inscribed ceramic plates in the former royal city of […]