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Honolulu Museum of Art opens new Shangri La gallery

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    A snuff bottle — made of enameled gold, gemstones and wood in Jaipur, India, in the Mughal period (1526-1857) for export to China — is among the 77 objects from Shangri La’s collection displayed in the Islamic Art Gallery. In the background, a bottle from Afghanistan or Iran, Khorasan region, Seljuk period (1037-1194).

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    A trunk made of wood and shell, possibly from Southeast Asia in the late 19th to early 20th century, and a 19th-century wood-and-ivory chair from North Africa are showcased.

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    “I Am Baghdad,” a 2013 work by New York artist Ayad Alkadhi.

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    A tile with the name of Muhammad from Kutahya, Turkey, Ottoman period, late 18th to early 19th century, is among the ornate wall tiles.

A new gallery at the Honolulu Museum of Art gives a dose of Shangri La’s finery sans a trip to the estate. Read more

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