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The Art of Tea Ceremony

"The Art of Tea Ceremony"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 4  June 7, 2016 (Tue) - September 11, 2016 (Sun)

  
Tea Caddy, Bunrin ("apple") type; known as "Uji", Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century (Gift of Mr. Matsunaga Yasuzaemon)

This gallery highlights the way of tea through its various art works such as paintings and calligraphy, vases, vessels for kaiseki meals, kettles, tea caddies, and tea bowls.

Current exhibit includes:
Water Jar with Straight Lip, Known as “Shiba no Iori”, Shigaraki ware, Hitoeguchi type, Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th century, Important Cultural Property (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)
Tea Caddy, Bunrin ("apple") type; known as "Uji",
Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century (Gift of Mr. Matsunaga Yasuzaemon)
Segment of Nyoi ho shu Poetry Anthology,
Attributed to Prince Munetaka, Heian period, 11th century
Tea Bowl, Horimishima type; known as "Kimura",
Joseon dynasty, 16th-17th century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)