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Royal Gifts from Thailand

Selected Masterpieces from Thailand's Royal Gifts to the United States of America


Northern Thai Lacquerware bowl - Gift of King Rama V, 1904


Detail, Monk's Alms Bowl with Lid with Emblem of State - Gift of King Rama V, 1876


Detail of busabuk throne - Gift of King Rama V, 1876


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ภาษาไทย Thai version

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Revised republication on Siam Society website 2018. Original Smithsonian Institution-Siam Society website launched October 19, 2000 at The Siam Society, Bangkok.

Text by Paul Michael Taylor based on the book by Lisa McQuail (1997) Treasures of Two Nations: Thai Royal Gifts to the United States of America.