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Chinese Literati

"Chinese Literati"

Toyokan Room 8  January 2, 2019 (Wed) - March 3, 2019 (Sun)

  
Table, Flower-and-butterfly design in mother-of-pearl inlay, Ming dynasty, 16th–17th century

Through the objects collected by Nakamura Fusetsu and Takashima Kikujiro, who created global collections from the Meiji and Taisho eras to the Showa era, visitors can glimpse the attraction and depth of Chinese calligraphy.

Current exhibit includes:
Table, Flower-and-butterfly design in mother-of-pearl inlay, Ming dynasty, 16th–17th century
Five Characters for a Plaque in Running Script,
By Liu Yong, Qing dynasty, dated 1802 (Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro)