The Maltwood Far Eastern Collection

Unknown, Untitled; Siamese Buddha Head
Unknown, Untitled; Siamese Buddha Head

June 4 – July 26, 1982

Maltwood Art Gallery

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Maltwood Far Eastern Collection – Catalogue

This exhibition featured the Asian art pieces collected by John and Katharine Maltwood. This was the first exhibition strictly of the Asian artworks in the Maltwood collection.

All of the paintings presented were from China. The ceramic pieces displayed were both functional or ceremonial tomb wares, or “ming chi”. The Mahayana and Hinayana traditions of buddhism were also represented and included two Japanese paintings. Chinese silks and textiles were also displayed.