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Chinese Ceramics

"Chinese Ceramics"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 5  November 9, 2021 (Tue) - March 21, 2022 (Mon)

  
Lobed Dish, Glazed stoneware, Yue ware, China, Five Dynasties period, 10th century

This section of the gallery explores the history of Chinese ceramics, spanning the 7th to 19th century. The objects on view are rotated on a regular basis, but typically feature examples of fine porcelain made for the imperial household at the Jingdezhen imperial kilns alongside objects produced for commercial purposes in private kilns and elsewhere.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 8 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
Highlight Important Cultural Property Bowl with Cranes and Clouds, Porcelain with gold Ding ware, China, Reportedly found in Korea Northern Song dynasty, 11th–12th century Gift of Mr. Inoue Tsuneichi and Mrs. Inoue Fumiko, TG-2919
Dish, Celadon glaze Ru ware, China, Formerly owned by Kawabata Yasunari Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century Gift of Mr. Katori Kuniomi and Mrs. Katori Yoshiko, TG-3051
Highlight Important Cultural Property Lobed Bowl Guan ware, China Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke, TG-1234
Highlight Important Art Object Ewer, Design in overglaze enamel and gold Jingdezhen ware, China Ming dynasty, 16th century Gift of Mr. Sakamoto Goro, TG-3053
Highlight Pillow with Figures in a Landscape, Stoneware with transparent glaze on underglaze brown and white slip Cizhou ware, China; Stamped "Zhang Family Studio" Yuan dynasty, 13th–14th century Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke, TG-792
Highlight Dish with a Pair of Fish, Glazed stoneware Longquan ware, China Southern Song dynasty, 13th century Private collection
Highlight Lobed Ewer, Porcelain Jingdezhen ware, China Northern Song dynasty, 11th–12th century Private collection
Highlight Lobed Dish, Glazed stoneware Yue ware, China Five Dynasties period, 10th century TG-2966