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The House on the Klong free pdf The polished wood panels of a group of Thai style teak houses, facing the slow-moving waters of the Klong Maha Nag, shine brilliantly in the high-noon sun. Here was the home of Jim Thompson, the legendary American businessman who developed a thriving silk business in the years before he went missing in the jungles of the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia a man whose flair for the tasteful and graceful led him to build a house in which objects of great value and beauty can still be seen displayed in appropriate surroundings. The collection includes a large number of pieces ranging from stone sculptures from the Khmer and Sukhothai periods to Chinese blue-and-white ceramics and the five-colored bencharong- to paintings in various media, some dating from the Ayutthaya period, some painted in the last decades. Other valuable objects include a selection of bronze pieces, some of which date back to the pre-Angkor period, gold votive plaques, and wooden sculptures. This book reviews the early years when Thompson was building his business and looking for a location for his new house- the reader is then introduced to the house and garden- and finally the art objects in the Jim Thompson collection are described in more detail."

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Author : William Warren
Publisher : Editions Didier Millet Pty Ltd
Data Published : 13 August 2015
ISBN : 9814385891
EAN : 9789814385893
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 12 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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