Thematic Exhibition for Tokyo National Museum's 140th Anniversary and the 10th Anniversary Memorial of His Imperial Highness Prince Takamado: Netsuke: The Prince Takamado Collection

"Thematic Exhibition for Tokyo National Museum's 140th Anniversary and the 10th Anniversary Memorial of His Imperial Highness Prince Takamado: Netsuke: The Prince Takamado Collection"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room T2  October 30, 2012 (Tue) - December 9, 2012 (Sun)

  
Lone Journey, By Kiho Takagi 2001 (The Prince Takamado Collection)

In commemoration of the 10th anniversary memorial of Prince Takamado, this exhibition presents all the netsuke donated to this museum from The Prince Takamado Collection and provides an excellent opportunity to survey the diversity of contemporary netsuke. We hope that all visitors, by viewing this world-famous Prince Takamado Collection, will appreciate the attraction of contemporary netsuke.
Current exhibit includes:
Strange Things Do Happen!, By Kangyoku Tachihara, 1992 (The Prince Takamado Collection)
Kappa, By Kenji Abe, 1986 (The Prince Takamado Collection)
Melon, By Kinuyo Hariya, 1996 (The Prince Takamado Collection)
Wind Shines, By Kozan Fukuyama, 1994 (The Prince Takamado Collection)
Sleeping Cat, By Masami Sakai, 1991 (The Prince Takamado Collection)
Favorite Food, By Seiho Azuma, 1991 (The Prince Takamado Collection)
Winter Bees, By Senpo Kobayashi, 1974 (The Prince Takamado Collection)
Squirrel, By Tadamine Nakagawa, 1989 (The Prince Takamado Collection)

*Netsuke are also on display in the Prince Takamado Collection Room.

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