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During "Kōrin and Kenzan" (Saturday, April 14 - Sunday, May 13, 2018)

Gallery 2

Gallery 2

Kōrin and Kenzan (cont'd) ; Kenzan’s Paintings and Calligraphies
Kenzan's paintings are fascinating for a style rooted in amateurism, a literary man’s anti professionalism, a world in which painting and calligraphy create an aesthetic whole.
Painting
Birds and Flowers Based on Fujiwara Teika's Poems of the Twelve Months, the Nineth Month
By Ogata Kenzan
Japan Edo period, 18th century
Nezu Museum

Entrance Hall - Gallery 3

Entrance Hall - Gallery 3

The Allure of Buddhist Art: Gilded Bronze Sculpture
The Buddhist art works collected by Nezu Kaichirō, Sr. (1860–1940) form one of the pillars of the Nezu Museum collection. Examples of Gandharan and Chinese stone sculpture from his collection appear in the Entrance Hall, and this gallery features exceptional examples of East Asian gilded bronze Buddhist sculpture.
SculptureImportant Cultural Property
Śākyamuni and Prabhūtaratna
China Northern Wei dynasty, dated 489
Nezu Museum

Gallery 4

Gallery 4

Ancient Chinese Bronzes
The Nezu Museum collection of bronzes is world-renowned, and particularly strong in the area of late Shang (17th to 11th centuries B.C.) dynasty vessels, the pinnacle production period of this medium.
Archaeological MaterialsImportant Cultural Property
Double-Ram Zun
China; probably Hunan province, 13-11th centuries B.C.
Nezu Museum

Gallery 5

Gallery 5

Kōrin and Kenzan (cont'd) ; Kenzan’s Ceramics
Kenzan used a variety of styles in his ceramics. In this exhibition, we are presenting a distinctive group of works with “painting” as their defining feature.
Ceramics
Square Dish with Hydrangea Design
By Ogata Kenzan
Japan Edo period, 18th century
Nezu Museum

Gallery 6

Gallery 6

Shoburo : The Tea of Early Summer, Using the Brazier
Starting in early May, the brazier is used in the tea room. As the full heat of summer approaches, the selection of a group of cooling, refreshing tea implements begins.
Ceramics
Tea Bowl with Water Drop Design
Jingdezhen ware
China Ming dynasty, 17th century
Nezu Museum

Special Case

Special Case

Decorated Clock
This splendid Qing dynasty clock, a favorite of the Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799), is not to be missed.
Metalwork / Armor and Equipment
Clock Decorated with a Bird on a Cup
England, 18th century
Nezu Museum
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