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"Ceramics"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 13  October 4, 2016 (Tue) - December 23, 2016 (Fri)

  
Sandbank-shaped Bowl with Handle, Mino ware, Oribe type, Edo period, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Mino Susumu)

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 Jar, Natural glaze, Tokoname ware, Heian period, 12th century (Important Cultural Property, Private collection)
Large-mouthed Jar, Yellow glaze with peony arabesque design,
Seto ware, Kamakura period, 14th century (Important Cultural Property)
Sandbank-shaped Bowl with Handle,
Mino ware, Oribe type, Edo period, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Mino Susumu)
Square Dish, Design of Chinese figure watching seagulls in underglaze iron,
By Ogata Korin and Shinsei, Edo period, 18th century (Important Cultural Property)
Large Dish, Watermill design in underglaze blue, partly with celadon glaze,
Nabeshima ware, Edo period, 17th-18th century (Private collection)
Large Dish, Flower and bird design in overglaze enamel,
Imari ware, Edo period, 17th century (Lent by the OKURA MUSEUM OF ART, Tokyo)