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Masterpieces from Shanghai Museum
This year’s Journey through Asia at the Tokyo National Museum (Tuesday, August 30–Sunday, October 23, 2016), highlights Tokyo National Museum and Shanghai Museum: A Dream Collaboration, where masterpieces from the two museums encounter.
Here we present you eight masterpieces from Shanghai Museum.
Tell us your favorite!
Voting: September 1 - September 30, 2016
List of entries
1. Standing Bodhisattva, Tang dynasty, 7th-8th century [Toyokan Room 1]
2. Vessel for Shells, Seven oxen design, Excavated at Mt.Shizhai, Jinning country, Yunnan province, China, Western Han dynasty, 2nd-1st century BC [Toyokan Room 5]
3. Tapestry, Immortal design, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century [Toyokan Room 8]
4. Chaopao Garment, Dragon and bat design on pale yellow satin ground, Qing dynasty, 19th century [Toyokan Room 13]
5. Bowl, Lotus and dragon design in underglaze blue, Jingdezhen ware, China, Ming dynasty, Zhengde era [Toyokan Room 5]
6. Dish, Celadon glaze, Ru ware, China, Northern Song dynasty, 11th - 12th century [Toyokan Room 5]
7. Chair, Carved flower and bat design, Qing dynasty, 18th century [Toyokan Room 8]
8. Square Table, Carved flower design, Qing dynasty, 18th century [Toyokan Room 8]
*All works are in the Shanghai Museum Collection.
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