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The Arts of Daily Life: Azuchi-Momoyama–Edo period

"The Arts of Daily Life: Azuchi-Momoyama–Edo period"

Honkan Room 8  July 24, 2018 (Tue) - October 14, 2018 (Sun)

  
Bunko (Box for books and other items), Design of a maple tree in maki-e lacquer, By Hara Yoyusai, Edo period, 19th 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:
Bunko (Box for books and other items), Design of a maple tree in maki-e lacquer, By Hara Yoyusai, Edo period, 19th century
Koshimaki (Summer garment worn around the waist), Design of chrysanthemums, pines, bamboos, plums, cranes, and tortoises on a red figured-satin ground, Formerly preserved by a vassal of the Kurume domain, Edo period, 18th–19th century
Hitoe (Summer garment), Steam and flowering plant on particolored purple and light blue ro gause,
Edo period, 19th century
Water Dropper, Design of an eggplant with Mount Fuji and the Miho pine grove,
Edo period, 18th–19th century (Gift of Mr. Watanabe Toyotaro and Mr. Watanabe Masayuki)
Shallow Bowl, Design of a bush clover,
Azuchi-Momoyama–Edo period, 16th–17th century
Dish, Landscape and deer design in overglaze enamel,
Imari ware, Edo period, 17th century