COLLECTION HIGHLIGHTS

THE DIDRICHSEN COLLECTION

ANCIENT COLLECTIONS

ASIA, THE MIDDLE EAST AND PERSIA

The largest entities in the Didrichsen oriental art collections consist of Chinese and Persian artefacts. The collection also includes a smaller entity of items from Thailand, Egypt, Oceania and India.

PRE-COLUMBIAN CULTURES

Pre-Columbian art refers to artefacts from the high cultures of Mexico, Central America and the Andes from the period BC 2000 to AD 1500. The collection of Pre-Columbian items purchased by Marie-Louise and Gunnar Didrichsen is the only public collection of Pre-Columbian cultures in Finland.