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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  January 29, 2019 (Tue) - April 14, 2019 (Sun)

  
Set of Dishes, Cherry tree design in overglaze enamel, Nabeshima ware, Edo period, 18th 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:
Tea Caddy, Weeping cherry design in maki-e lacquer, Edo period, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)
Yogi Quilt, Design of autumn grasses and scenes from The Tale of Genji on a white satin ground, Edo period, 18th century
Kaidori (Formal outer garment), Design of peach trees and sake cups floating down a stream on a rinzu (figured silk satin) ground of white, Edo period, 18th–19th century
Hair Pin, With hawk ornament, Edo period, 19th century
Large Dish, Butterfly and peony design in overglaze enamel, Imari ware, Edo period, 17th century
Set of Dishes, Cherry tree design in overglaze enamel, Nabeshima ware, Edo period, 18th century
Bowl with Arched Handle, Cherry blossom design in overglaze enamel and openwork, Kyoto ware, Edo period, 18th century
Incense Container, Camellia design in overglaze enamel, Kenzan ware, Edo period, 18th century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)

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