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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  January 31, 2017 (Tue) - April 16, 2017 (Sun)

  
Tea Caddy, Weeping cherry design in maki-e lacquer, Edo period, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)

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:
Tea Caddy, Weeping cherry design in maki-e lacquer, Edo period, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)
Yogi Bedspread, Mandarin orange and plum design on yellowish-green crepe ground, Edo period, 19th century (On exhibit through February 2, 2017)
Garment for Naishi no Suke Rank, Edo period, 19th century (On exhibit from February 28, 2017)
Sake Ewer in Shape of Gourd, By Funada Ikkin, Edo period, dated 1843
Bowl in Shape of Cracked Japanese Peppercorn, White opaque glaze, Agano ware, Edo period, 17th century (Private collection)
Sake Flask, Bamboo design in overglaze enamel, Kyoto ware, Edo period, 17th - 18th century
Lobed Bowl, Cherry blossom and maple tree design in overglaze enamel, By Nin'nami Dohachi, Edo period, 19th century