Christian Relics from Feudal Japan

"Christian Relics from Feudal Japan"

Heiseikan Thematic Exhibition Room  August 26, 2014 (Tue) - October 5, 2014 (Sun)

  
Madonna (Madonna of the Thumb), Italy, Formerly preserved by Nagasaki Magistrate's Office, 17th century (Important Cultural Property)

This exhibition explores how Christianity, which was newly introduced from Europe, was practiced in Feudal Japan.

Current exhibit includes:
Three Saints, Formerly preserved by Nagasaki Magistrate's Office, 16th - 17th century (Important Cultural Property)
Relatione del Viaggio, et Arrivo in Europa et Roma de Prencipi Giapponesi ("Concerning the Voyage of Four Young Japanese Men to Rome"), Published in Reggio, Italy, Dated 1585 (Important Cultural Property)
Fumie (Image to trample on): Christ (Pieta), Formerly preserved by Nagasaki Magistrate's Office, Edo period, 17th century (Important Cultural Property)
Madonna (Madonna of the Thumb), Italy, Formerly preserved by Nagasaki Magistrate's Office, 17th century (Important Cultural Property)
Maria Kannon, Dehua ware, China, Formerly preserved by Nagasaki Magistrate's Office (seized in 1856 at Urakami, Nagasaki), Ming - Qing dynasty, 17th century (Important Cultural Property)

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