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"Ceramics"

Honkan Room 13  October 2, 2018 (Tue) - December 25, 2018 (Tue)

  
Incense Burner, With lion-shaped knob, Mino ware, Oribe type, Edo period, dated 1612

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-mouthed Jar, Yellow glaze with peony arabesque design, Seto ware, Kamakura period, 14th century (Important Cultural Property)
Water Jar with Straight Lip, Karatsu ware, Chosen karatsu type, Edo period, 17th century,
Incense Burner, With lion-shaped knob, Mino ware, Oribe type, Edo period, dated 1612
Bowl, Cherry blossom and maple design in overglaze enamel, By Nin'nami Dohachi, Edo period, ca. mid-19th century (Important Art Object, Private collection)
Large Dish, Snowscape design in underglaze blue, Nabeshima ware, Edo period, 18th century
Covered Square Bowl, Flower and bird design in overglaze enamel, Imari ware, Kakiemon type, Edo period, 17th century (Private collection)
Water Jar, Qilin (mythical animal) and chrysanthemum design in overglaze enamel, By Okuda Eisen, Edo period, 18th century (Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke)