Vimanmek: The world’s largest golden teakwood mansion

Published by the Subcommittee on Public Relations for Foreign Affairs for the National Celebrations of H.M. the Queen Fifth Cycle Birthday Anniversary with the purpose of unveiling the Vimanmek Mansion's and Thailand's architectural style and cultural heritage.

The Vimanmek Mansion is believed to be the world's largest existing builiding made entirely of golden teakwood. It was built by King Rama V (King Chulalongkorn). This publications explores the history of the construction of Vimanmek. Currently the mansion is a museum of King Rama V's era, displaying the King's collection: of porcelain and cloisonné, as well as tusks, horns, antlers and walking sticks (second floor); crystal ware, pentachrome, and nielloware (third floor).

Published by Subcommittee on Public Relations for Foreign Affairs, 1992

  • Language: English
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9747858878
  • 22 x 29.5 cm
  • 128 pages
  • Book Condition: Used book with signs of wear. The hinge is slightly loose but the binding remains firm.
  • £20,00 (+ shipping)
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