The collection of Siamese (Thai) art consists of
over 300 items, all dating to the 14th century or
later. Yet the 14th to 19th centuries are well
represented by this compact collection, consisting
mainly of religious wooden, bronze and clay
sculptures, with some other religious objects and
works of applied art. A small but remarkable group
is represented by presents from the Siamese
Reformist King Rama V Chulalongkorn to the
Russian heir to the throne - the future Russian
Emperor Nicholas II - at the end of the last century.
If you enjoyed this collection, you might want to also visit the other collections at the State Hermitage Museum.
Late 15th-early 16th centuries