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"Ceramics"

Honkan Room 13  July 10, 2018 (Tue) - September 30, 2018 (Sun)

  
Large Bowl, Landscape design in underglaze blue, Imari ware, Edo period, 17th century

From Japan's first glazed ceramics of the Nara period to the various wares of the late Edo period, the exhibits will introduce the history of Japanese ceramics through masterworks according to time period and production sites.

Current exhibit includes:
Large Jar, Natural glaze, Tokoname ware, Heian period, 12th century (Important Cultural Property, Private collection)
Water Jar in Shape of Gold Powder BagYellow glaze,
Takatori ware, Edo period, 17th century
Tiered Box with Handle, Dragon and wave design in underglaze blue,
By Aoki Mokubei, Edo period, 19th century (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Mr. Kasagi Toru)
Large Dish with Foliate Rim, Flying phoenix design in overglaze enamel,
Imari ware, Edo period, 17th century (Important Art Object, Gift of Ms. Yamamoto Tomiko and Mr. Yamamoto Kenji)
Sake Flasks, Autumn grasses design in overglaze enamel,
Imari ware, Kakiemon type, Edo period, 17th century (Private collection)
Large Bowl, Landscape design in underglaze blue,
Imari ware, Edo period, 17th century