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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  May 9, 2017 (Tue) - July 30, 2017 (Sun)

  
Water Jar, Light blue glaze with lotus design in underglaze blue, Imari ware, Edo period, 17th 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:
Cabinet, Fishing net and heron design in maki-e lacquer, Edo period, 17th century
Uchikake (Outer garment), Plum, chrysanthemum, wisteria, iris bouquet, round fan, and fret pattern design on white figured satin ground, Edo period, 19th century (Gift of Mrs. Henry)
Hitoe (Unlined summer garment), Stream, autumn grasses, and cicada design on purple ro gauze ground, Edo period, 19th century
Nail Covers, Narcissus design in cloisonné, Edo period, 17th–18th century
Water Jar, Light blue glaze with lotus design in underglaze blue, Imari ware, Edo period, 17th century