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Burials in China

"Burials in China"

Toyokan Room 5  March 3, 2020 (Tue) - July 5, 2020 (Sun)

  
Jar, Three-color glaze with plum blossoms design High-Tang dynasty, 8th century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)

This part introduces burial items of tombs from about the 2nd century BC to the 8th century AD. Mingqi are models of various implements and equipment, such as cooking stoves, vehicles including carriages and oxcarts, and even toilets. Tomb figures are models of humans who served a master, such as servants and entertainers. The objects on display present the idealized lifestyle that people of this time entrusted to mingqi and tomb figures.

List of Exhibits 8 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Model of a Granary Tower Reportedly found in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China Western Han–Eastern Han dynasty, 1st century BC–1st century AD Gift of Mr. Tokugawa Yorisada TJ-2822
_MD_RECOMMEND Model of a Cooking Stove Found in Luoyang, Henan Province, China Eastern Han Dynasty, 1st–3rd century TJ-2170
_MD_RECOMMEND Dish with a Lotus Flower China Southern dynasties, 5th–6th century Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke TG-2110
_MD_RECOMMEND Round Jar China Sui dynasty–Tang dynasty, 7th century Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke TG-2057
_MD_RECOMMEND Bowl with Textured Dots China Northern Qi dynasty, 6th century Lent by the Tokiwayama Bunko Foundation
_MD_RECOMMEND Cups, Jar, and Tray Found in Luoyang, Henan Province, China Tang dynasty, 8th century TG-1926
_MD_RECOMMEND Jar with Plum Blossoms China Tang dynasty, 8th century Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige TG-2417
_MD_RECOMMEND Tomb Guardian, Three-color glaze China Tang dynasty, 7th-8th century Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke TG-648