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"Ceramics"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 13  January 2, 2017 (Mon) - March 20, 2017 (Mon)

  
Tea Leaf Jar, Moon and plum design in overglaze enamel, Studio of Ninsei, Edo period, 17th century (Important Cultural Property)

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:
Wide-mouthed Jar, Stamped peony arabesque design under brown glaze, Seto ware, Excavated from summit of Mount Ryozen, Sakanoshita, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa, Kamakura period, 14th century (Gift of Mr. Murata Hisakichi)
Flower Vase in Shape of Flask,
Bizen ware, Edo period, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Matsunaga Yasuzaemon)
Tea Leaf Jar, Moon and plum design in overglaze enamel,
Studio of Ninsei, Edo period, 17th century (Important Cultural Property)
Square Dish, Design of Chinese figure watching seagulls in underglaze iron,
By Ogata Korin and Shinsei, Edo period, 18th century (Important Cultural Property)
Bowl, Red dot, cloud and dragon design in overglaze enamel,
Imari ware, Edo period, 17th-18th century (Private collection)
Bevel-edged Footed Tray, Flying phoenix design in overglaze enamel,
Attributed to Okuda Eisen, Edo period, 18th-19th century (Important Art Object, Gift of Mr. Okochi Masatoshi)