Nguyen Dynasty antiques arrive in Hue
The Nguyen Dynasty mandarin hat and Nhat Binh shirt were transported by the winning business in Spain to Thua Thien Hue.
Mr. Hoang Viet Trung – Director of Hue Monuments Conservation Center – received the antiquities three days ago at Phu Bai airport. Previously, the Nguyen Dynasty mandarin hat and Nhat Binh shirt were brought from Spain to Hanoi by the winning business.
After the two antiques were present in Hue, Mr. Phan Thanh Hai, Director of the Provincial Department of Culture and Sports, and researchers evaluated their historical value. Initially, the Nguyen Dynasty mandarin hat was the first-class official hat for officials such as: Can Chanh Temple of the University, Van Minh of the Grand Scholar, Vo Hien of the Grand Master, and Dong Cac Dau. The two artifacts were then handed over to the Hue Monuments Conservation Center for temporary storage.
Before that, Mr. Do Van Truong, General Director of Sunshine Group Joint Stock Company, sent a document to the People’s Committee of Thua Thien Hue province about the donation of the Nguyen Dynasty mandarin hat, which was determined to be made in the 19-20th century, and a Japanese shirt. The vase is made of embroidered silk in the 19th century. These two items were successfully auctioned from the antique auction of the Balclis family (Spain), the results were recognized by Auctionet on October 30, 2021.
The company document does not state the auction amount. According to the website of Balclis, the Nguyen Dynasty mandarin hat costs 600,000 euros (nearly 16 billion), 1,000 times the starting figure of about 600 euros. Meanwhile, information about Nhat Binh shirt does not appear on the website. Following the auction, Mr. Hoang Viet Trung said the shirt was pegged at 160,000 euros (more than 4 billion VND).
On April 17, Thua Thien Hue province will receive two antiques and display them at the Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities.
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