Japan and the World: 300 years of Global Exchange

"Japan and the World: 300 years of Global Exchange"

Heiseikan Thematic Exhibition Room  November 25, 2020 (Wed) - January 11, 2021 (Mon)

  
Reading Stand, Interlocking circles with "IHS" mark in "maki-e" lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlay, Azuchi-Momoyama - Edo period, 16th-17th century

The Tokyo National Museum is home to many valuable historical materials that testify to this global exchange, such as Nanban lacquerware, Western-style paintings and prints, and export ceramics. This exhibition uses these items and other objects entrusted to our museum to explore the exchanges between East and West that occurred during the Edo period.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 4 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Reading Stand, Interlocking circles with "IHS" mark in "maki-e" lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlay Azuchi-Momoyama - Edo period, 16th-17th century H-4428
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Madonna (Madonna of the Thumb) Formerly held by the Nagasaki Magistrate's Office Late 17th century C-698
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Mount Asama By Aodo Denzen (1748-1822) Edo period, 19th century A-79
Illustrations of Fish Species Compiled by the Museum Bureau; by Kurimoto Tanshu (1756-1834) and others Edo period-Meiji era, 19th century QA-863
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