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Joint Special Exhibition of National Museums, Japan, China and Korea, 2014 East Asian Elegance: Masterpieces of Ceramics

Joint Special Exhibition of National Museums, Japan, China and Korea, 2014 East Asian Elegance: Masterpieces of Ceramics
Honkan Room T5   September 20, 2014 (Sat) - November 24, 2014 (Mon)

  
Jar, Autumn grasses design, From Minami-Kase, Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa, Heian period, 12th century (National Treasure, Lent by Keio University, Tokyo)

This is the first time a joint exhibition will be held by national museums of Japan, China and Korea. The exhibition displays world-renowned ceramic masterpieces from the collections of the Tokyo National Museum, the National Museum of China and the National Museum of Korea.

Highlights of the Exhibition

General Information

Highlights of the Exhibition

 

 

Ceramics of Japan

 

Jar, Autumn grasses design
Jar, Autumn grasses design
Atsumi ware
Excavated in Minami-Kase, Saiwai Ward, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa
National Treasure
Keio University, Tokyo

 

 

 

 

Covered Dish in the Shape of a Fan

 

 

 

 

Covered Dish in the Shape of a Fan, Oribe type
Mino ware
Edo period, 17th century
Tokyo National Museum

 

 

Large Dish, Brushwood fence design in overglaze enamel
Large Dish, Brushwood fence design in overglaze enamel
Nabeshima ware
Edo period, 17th - 18th century
Tokyo National Museum
 
 
 


 

 

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Ceramics of China

 

Figurine of a Maid, Green glaze
Figurine of a Maid, Green glaze
Excavated in the Xianyu Tinghui Tomb, Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province
Buried in Kaiyuan 11 (723), Tang dynasty
Class 3 Antiquity
National Museum of China

 

 

 

Bowl, Celadon glaze
 

Bowl, Celadon glazel
Yue ware
Excavated in the Famen Temple, Fufeng County, Shaanxi Province
Tang dynasty, 9th century
Class 2 Antiquity
National Museum of China

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Ceramics of Korea

 

Turtle-shaped Ewer, Celadon glaze
Turtle-shaped Ewer, Celadon glaze
Excavated in the Gaeseong Vicinity of North Hwanghae Province
Goryeo dynasty, 12th century
National Treasure Number 96
National Museum of Korea

 

 

 

 

Jar, White porcelain with dragon and cloud design in underglaze iron
Jar, White porcelain with dragon and cloud design in underglaze iron
Joseon dynasty, 17th century
National Museum of Korea



 

 

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General Information

Period Saturday, September 20  - Monday, November 24, 2014
Venue Honkan Room T5, Tokyo National Museum (Ueno Park)
Hours

9:30 - 17:00
Fridays and October 4, 5, November 1, 2, until 20:00
October 10, 11, until 22:00
Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays until 18:00
(Last entry 30 minutes before closing)

Closed Mondays (except for October 13 and November 3, 24), and closed Tuesday October 14, Tuesday November 4
Admission Adults: 620 (520) yen
University Students: 410 (310) yen
* ( ) indicate prices for those in groups of 20 or more.
* Persons with disabilities are admitted free with one accompanying person each.
* High/Junior High/Elementary School Students and persons under 18 and over 70: Free
Please show proof of age (driver's license, passport, etc.) when entering.
* Special exhibition "National Treasures of Japan" (Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - December 7, 2014, Heiseikan) requires a separate admission fee.
Access 10 minutes' walk from JR Ueno Station (Park exit) and Uguisudani Station
15 minutes' walk from Keisei Ueno Station, Tokyo Metro Ueno Station and Tokyo Metro Nezu Station
Organizer Tokyo National Museum, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CHINA, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA
General Inquiries 03-5405-8686 (Hello Dial)

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