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 MALAY SILVER AND GOLD: Courtly Splendour from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Thailand. 

By Michael Backman

Limited print run, so make sure you get a copy.

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Music: Quaquaversal by James Bright
Not vases! But antique silver spittoons from the Dutch East Indies and the Malay world. 

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #spittoons #asianartlondon #antiquesilver #silverobjects #asianartgallery #batavianantiques #dutcheastindies #colonialantiques #crosscultural #malayculture #melayu #betel
Well meaning attempts at restitution of art and antiques will endanger them. Here’s one major reason why. 

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #artrestitution #trainbleu #quaibranly #asianartlondon #foodforthought #worldheritage
Aspects of Shintoism in Japan - fox guardian figures.

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #kyotohistory #inarishrine #japanesefoxes #torigates #bambooforest #kyotosacredmountain #japaneseantiques #asianartlondon #asianantiques #shintoism 

Music: Inochi no namae (Instrumental)
Antique silverware from Bali, Indonesia. 

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #balineseart #balineseantiques #asianartlondon #londonantiques #indonesianart #indonesianantiques #hindusilver #balihinduism #bali #asiansilver
An extremely rare Sri Lankan 16th rock crystal spoon with gold mounts on exhibition in Paris. 

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #muséedecluny #objetsencristal #antiquecrystal #asianartlondon #ceylan #srilankanantiques #londongallery #crystalspoon #crystalobjects #srilankanantiques #indoportuguese
Inside Masjid Abidin (White Mosque), Kuala Terengganu, east coast Malaysia, with calligrapher Zafuan and Haji Karimi. The research and the learning never stops! 

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #kualaterengganu #mosque #malayculture #research #malaywoodcarving #melayu #malay #malaydia #terengganu
Ghosts, gold and silver in northern Thailand.

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #thaifolklore #thaiculture #thaihistory #thaiantiques #thaisilver #asianartlondon #londongalleries #asianantiques #ghoststory #phrae #phaemeuangphi
An Islamic circumcision chair from Indonesia or possibly Malaysia, 18th-19th century. It is available.

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #indonesianantiques #antiquewoodcarving #antiquefurniture #malayculture #tanahmelayu #malaysilverandgold #malayantiques #asianartlondon #londongallery #initiationceremony #carvedchair #ceremonialfurniture #thronechair #malayceremony
What is it with the number 4 in Asia? 

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #cantonese #cantoneselanguage #chineseculture #chinesemalaysian #asianartlondon #superstitions #numberfour #æ­» #èż·äżĄ
Three fine examples of antique Thai silver pedestal dishes known as ‘doh’.

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #silvervessels #thaiantiques #thaisilver #antiquesilver #asiansilver #asianantiques #asianartlondon #londongallery #artinsights #artexpert #artresearcher #artexplained #rareantiques
Our first catalogue of the year is coming soon. Plus there will be some changes. Evolution!

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đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #asianantiques #londonantiques #islamicantiques #islamicart #asianart
A favourite museum & favourite hotel!

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #asiancivilisationsmuseum #thefullertonhotel #singaporetravel #asianartlondon #londongalleries #asianheritage #asianantiques #singaporemuseum
Fabulous Malay foods near the east coast of the Malay Peninsula.

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #pahangmalaysia #temerloh #nasicampur #ikanpatin #asianartlondon #tanahmelayu #malaysiafood #malaysiaterkini #londongallery #malaysilverandgold #malayantiques #malaysiatravel #riverfish
A large crocodile man ancestor figure from the Sepik region of New Guinea, available from us. 

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #oceanicart #sepikpeople #sepikantiques #sepikart #asianartlondon #parcoursdesmondes #londontribalart #antiquesculpture #newguinea #sepik #tribalart #tribalantiques
The sultan of Pahang, Malaysia.

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #tanahmelayu #pekanmalaysia #pahangmalaysia #malaysilverandgold #istanamelayu #istanaabubakar #asianartlondon #londongalleries #malaysiankings #sultanofjohor #sultanofterengganu #sultanmelayu #malaysultans #pekan #malayculture
Indigo-dyed cloths in Perugia, Italy and the sourcing of indigo.

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #worldtradehistory #crosscultural #indigodye #perugiamuseum #asianartlondon #londongallery #antiquetextiles #europeantextiles #blueindigo
An early and unusual type of colonial Burmese-Shan silverware. 

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #colonialburma #burmesesilver #burmeseshan #antiquesilver #asianantiques #asianartlondon #londongalleries #asianartgallery #colonialantiques #crosscultural
A place for Thai and Burmese Buddhist pilgrims in Japan, near Tokyo!

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #japanesebuddhism #buddhistsculptures #antiquebuddhas #asianartlondon #londongalleries #crosscultural #thaipilgrimage #thairoyals
A beautiful display of U-Thong Buddhas in Thailand.

đ—©đ—¶đ˜€đ—¶đ˜ đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝘄đ—Čđ—Żđ˜€đ—¶đ˜đ—Č (link in Bio) đ˜đ—Œ đ˜€đ—¶đ—Žđ—» đ˜‚đ—œ đ˜đ—Œ 𝗿đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—Č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—”đ—č𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀. đ—„đ—Č𝗰đ—Čđ—¶đ˜ƒđ—¶đ—»đ—Ž đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż 𝗰𝗼𝘁𝗼đ—čđ—Œđ—Žđ˜‚đ—Č𝘀 đ—Čđ—źđ—°đ—” đ—șđ—Œđ—»đ˜đ—” đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—”đ—Č 𝗯đ—Č𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘆 đ˜đ—Œ 𝘀đ—Čđ—Č 𝗼đ—čđ—č đ—Œđ˜‚đ—ż đ—»đ—Č𝘄 đ˜€đ˜đ—Œđ—°đ—ž 𝗯đ—Čđ—łđ—Œđ—żđ—Č đ—¶đ˜ đ—¶đ˜€ đ˜đ—Œđ—Œ đ—č𝗼𝘁đ—Č.

#michaelbackman #suwankalot #antiquebuddhas #buddhastatues #buddhasculptures #asianartlondon #londongalleries #buddhistart #buddhisme #thaibuddhas #thaiantiques #uthong