TOP
 >> Exhibitions
 >> The Art of Tea Ceremony Item List

The Art of Tea Ceremony

"The Art of Tea Ceremony"

Honkan Room 4  June 18, 2019 (Tue) - September 8, 2019 (Sun)

  
Tea Caddy in the Shape of a Pail with Lotuses and Herons, Jingdezhen ware, China; Nankin akae type, Passed down by the Konoike family, Ming-Qing dynasty, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)

This gallery highlights the way of tea through its various art works such as paintings and calligraphy, vases, vessels for kaiseki meals, kettles, tea caddies, and tea bowls.

Current exhibit includes:
Water Jar in the Shape of a Pail, Jingdezhen ware, China, Ming dynasty, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)
Tea Caddy in the Shape of a Pail with Lotuses and Herons, Jingdezhen ware, China; Nankin akae type, Passed down by the Konoike family, Ming-Qing dynasty, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)
Sake Flask with a Net and Fish, Jingdezhen ware, China; kosometsuke type, Ming dynasty, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)