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"Metalwork"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 13  June 22, 2021 (Tue) - September 12, 2021 (Sun)

  
Hanging Incense Burner in the Shape of a Flower Basket
Edo period, 19th century

This exhibition provides a historical overview of Japanese metalwork from the Heian (794–1192) to the Edo (1603–1868) period. Objects are displayed by category, such as Buddhist ritual implements, mirrors, tea kettles, objects with designs in cloisonné, decorative fittings, and okimono ornaments. Visitors are invited to view the beauty of metals such as gold, silver, copper, and iron, as well as the shapes they were crafted into, and the designs they were freely embellished with.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 5 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Flower Cart Edo period, 19th century E-12739
Hanging Incense Burner in the Shape of a Flower Basket Edo period, 19th century E-12733
_MD_RECOMMEND Articulated Dragon By Myōchin Muneaki (1682–1751)  Edo period, 1713 (Shōtoku 3) E-20016
_MD_RECOMMEND Articulated Spiny Lobster By Myōchin Munekiyo Edo period, 18th–19th century E-20286
Articulated Hawk By Myōchin Kiyoharu Edo period, 18th–19th century E-20000 On exhibit from June 29, 2021
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