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Future National Treasures: Masterpieces of Sculpture, Decorative Art, and Archaeology from the Museum Collection

  • Image of "Bowl, Reportedly found at the Tomb of Emperor Ankan, Osaka, Kofun period, 6th century (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Club Kansai)[On exhibit through October 10, 2022]"

    Bowl, Reportedly found at the Tomb of Emperor Ankan, Osaka, Kofun period, 6th century (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Club Kansai)
    [On exhibit through October 10, 2022]

    Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 14
    September 6, 2022 (Tue) - December 25, 2022 (Sun)

    During its 150-year history, Tokyo National Museum has collected many precious cultural properties that should be regarded as common treasures for the people of Japan. This series of exhibits features select objects in the Museum collection chosen specially by our curators. It unfolds the charm of and the stories behind these masterpieces of sculpture, decorative art, and archaeology.

Major works in this exhibition

* Works listed below are in the TNM Collection unless otherwise indicated.

Bodhisattva, Kamakura period, 13th century (Important Cultural Property)

Bowl, Reportedly found at the Tomb of Emperor Ankan, Osaka, Kofun period, 6th century (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Club Kansai, On exhibit through October 10, 2022)

Bookshelf with Scenes around the Yoshino Palace, Edo period, 18th century (On exhibit from October 12, 2022 through November 13, 2022)

Dish, Ru ware, China, Northern Song dynasty, 11th–12th century (Formarly owned by Kawabata Yasunari, Gift of Mr. Katori Kuniomi and Mrs. Katori Yoshiko, On exhibit from November 15, 2022)