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"Japanese Sculpture"

Honkan Room 11  January 22, 2019 (Tue) - June 9, 2019 (Sun)

  
Standing Zao Gongen, Kamakura period, 12th–13th century (On exhibit through April 14, 2019; On exhibit from May 8, 2019)

This gallery introduces the history of sculptural art in Japan through prototypical wood-sculptures featuring examples dating from the Heian and Kamakura periods, the zenith of Japanese sculpture.

Current exhibit includes:
Seated Shinto Deity Hachiman, By Kyokaku, Kamakura period, dated 1326 (Important Cultural Property, Lent by Akana Hachimangu, Shimane, On exhibit through April 14, 2019; On exhibit from May 8, 2019)