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The Arts of Daily Life: Azuchi-Momoyama - Edo period

"The Arts of Daily Life: Azuchi-Momoyama - Edo period"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 8  August 2, 2016 (Tue) - October 23, 2016 (Sun)

  
Box for Paper, Maple leaf design in maki-e lacquer, By Hara Yoyusai, Edo period, 19th century

The maturing of Japanese culture supported by the military and commoner classes continued throughout the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods. This gallery introduces the craft of interior furnishings and daily utensils that adorned the life of the people during these periods.

Current exhibit includes:
Box for Paper, Maple leaf design in maki-e lacquer, By Hara Yoyusai, Edo period, 19th century
Hitoe (Summer garment)Wisteria, hollyhock, and carriage wheel design on red silk crepe ground, Edo period, 19th century
Hitoe
(Unlined summer garment), Boat, straw hat and raincoat, fishing net, and landscape design on purple [ro] gauze ground, Edo period, 19th century
Kosode
(Garment with small wrist openings), Stream, flowering plant, house, and insect cage design on purple and yellowish-green tussah silk chirimen crepe ground, Edo period, 19th century
Water Dropper, Persimmon design, Edo period, 18th-19th century (Gift of Mr. Watanabe Toyotaro and Mr. Watanabe Masayuki)
Set of Fan-shaped Mukozuke Vessels, Mino ware, Oribe type, Edo period, 17th century
Bowl, Cherry blossom and maple design in overglaze enamel; with a trumpet-shell seal, By Nin'nami Dohachi, Edo period, ca. mid-19th century (Important Art Object, Private collection)