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Saturday, June 3, 2017

Ghana in China National Museum

Below are some artifacts displayed in China's National Museum, Beijing.

A huge stool carving in the museum.  PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE



A wood carving presented to China by then Head of State Jerry John Rawlings. PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE




 
A chair carving from the Ashanti Region. PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE



 
A boat carving from Ghana. PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE


 
A stool carving presented by then Head of State Jerry John Rawlings in 1985 to Comrade Deng Xiaoping.




 
Stools from Ghana at the museum.   PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE




 
Some wood carvings in the African gallery. PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE
 

In the Ashanti section of the African gallery. PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE


 
Stools from Ghana at the museum.   PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE


 
One of the fascinating objects on display is a large wooden box encased with copper presented to Comrade Deng Xiaoping by President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia in 1988. PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE
 

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