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Metalwork

"Metalwork"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 13  September 14, 2021 (Tue) - November 28, 2021 (Sun)

  
Reliquary in the Shape of a Flaming Jewel, Kamakura period, 13th–14th century (Important Cultural Property)

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 8 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Reliquary in the Shape of a Flaming Jewel Kamakura period, 13th–14th century E-15502
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Bell with a Stupa Kamakura period, 13th century Lent by Son'eiji Temple, Shizuoka
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Bell with a Wish-Granting Jewel Kamakura period, 13th century Lent by Son'eiji Temple, Shizuoka
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Bell with a Five-Pronged "Vajra" Kamakura period, 13th century Lent by Son'eiji Temple, Shizuoka
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Bell with a Single-Pronged "Vajra" Kamakura period, 13th century Lent by Son'eiji Temple, Shizuoka
Bell with a Stupa Kamakura period, 1306 E-13071
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Dharma Wheel Kamakura period, 14th century Lent by Jikōji Temple, Saitama
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Double "Vajra" Kamakura period, 14th century Lent by Jikōji Temple, Saitama
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