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"Ceramics"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 13  July 12, 2016 (Tue) - October 2, 2016 (Sun)

  
Lidded Vessel, Chrysanthemum and stream design in overglaze enamel, Imari ware, Kakiemon type, Edo period, 18th century

From Japan's first glazed ceramics of the Nara period to the various wares of the late Edo period, the exhibits will introduce the history of Japanese ceramics through masterworks according to time period and production sites.

Current exhibit includes:
Large-mouthed Jar, Yellow glaze with peony arabesque design, Seto ware, Kamakura period, 14th century (Important Cultural Property)
Ornamental Plate, Autumn grass design,
Mino ware, Nezumi Shino type, Azuchi-Momoyama - Edo period, 16th-17th century (Private collection)
Water Jar, Peony design in overglaze enamel,
Studio of Ninsei, with "Ninsei" mark, Edo period, 17th century (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Empress Dowager Shoken)
Dishes in Shape of Poem Cards, Waka poem design in underglaze iron pigment,
Kenzan ware, Edo period, dated 1743
Lidded Vessel, Chrysanthemum and stream design in overglaze enamel,
Imari ware, Kakiemon type, Edo period, 18th century
Sake Flasks, Autumn grass design in overglaze enamel,
Imari ware, Kakiemon type, Edo period, 17th century (Private collection)

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