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"Chinese Literati"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 8  January 2, 2017 (Mon) - February 26, 2017 (Sun)

  
Inkstone with Hollow Underside, Orchid Pavilion design, Formerly owned by Mr. Aoyama San'u, Ming dynasty, 14th - 17th century (Gift of Mr. Aoyama Keiji)

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:
Inkstone with Hollow Underside, Orchid Pavilion design, Formerly owned by Mr. Aoyama San'u, Ming dynasty, 14th - 17th century (Gift of Mr. Aoyama Keiji)
Shelf, Qing dynasty,
19th century
Five Characters for Plaque in Running Script,
By Liu Yong, Qing dynasty, dated 1802 (Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro)