Calligrapher Nakamura Fusetsu and Collector Takashima Kikujiro 

"Calligrapher Nakamura Fusetsu and Collector Takashima Kikujiro "

Toyokan Room 8  February 4, 2014 (Tue) - April 6, 2014 (Sun)

  
Han Lou Shou Bei Stele, China, Stele: Eastern Han dynasty, dated 174 (Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro)

Through the objects collected by Nakamura Fusetsu and Takashima Kikujiro, who created global collections from the Meiji and Taisho eras to the Showa era, visitors can glimpse the attraction and depth of Chinese calligraphy.
Current exhibit includes:
Shiguwen (Inscription on drum-shaped stone block), China, Stele: Warring States period, 5th - 4th century BC (Lent by Taito City Calligraphy Museum, Tokyo)
Stone Inscription at Mount Taishan: Copy with 165 Characters, China, Stele: Qin dynasty, dated 219 BC (Lent by Taito City Calligraphy Museum, Tokyo)
Fragment of Sutra Scroll on Buddha's Teachings and Bodhisattva's Blessings, Vol. 1, China, Northern Liang, dated 457 (Important Cultural Property, Lent by Taito City Calligraphy Museum, Tokyo)
Han Lou Shou Bei Stele, China, Stele: Eastern Han dynasty, dated 174 (Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro)
Poem in Running Script, By Wang Duo, China, Ming dynasty, dated 1650 (Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro)