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During "Floral Beauty in Buddhist Art " (Thursday, February 28 - Sunday, March 31, 2019)

Gallery 2

Gallery 2

Floral Beauty in Buddhist Art (cont'd)
PaintingsImportant Cultural Property
Picture Scroll of The Twelve Origins of Suffering (Nidanas)
Japan Kamakura period, 13th century
Nezu Museum

Entrance Hall - Gallery 3

Entrance Hall - Gallery 3

The Allure of Buddhist Art
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 three Japanese statues of Jizō Bosatsu dating from the Heian to the Kamakura periods Buddhist sculpture.
SculptureImportant Cultural Property
Jizō Bosatsu
Japan Heian period, dated 1147
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

The Former Prince Takeda Family Hina Dolls
The Meiji Emperor’s daughter, Princess Masako, married Prince Takeda. Here we display the emperor and empress dolls that were part of her dowry and the charming accessories that the Emperor bestowed upon her.
Lacquer
Kashidansu, Chest for Sweets
Produced by Kiya
Japan Meiji period, 20th century
Nezu Museum
Gift of Takeda Tsunetada

Gallery 6

Gallery 6

Tea Ceremony at the End of Spring
The end of spring is a deeply felt turning point in the year. We invite you to lend your heart to the changing scenes of springtime as you enjoy this assemblage of about twenty seasonal tea utensils.
Ceramics
Tea Bowl, named Osozakura
Putian ware
China Yuan dynasty, 14th 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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