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During "Adventures in Monochrome: Early Modern Japanese Ink-Wash and Brush-Line Painting" (Saturday, September 19 - Wednesday, November 3, 2020)

Gallery 2

Gallery 2

Adventures in Monochrome (cont'd)
Please enjoy the brush-line paintings, which use primarily thin, uniform lines.
Painting
Scenes from The Tale of Genji and The Tales of Ise (detail)
Japan Edo period, 17th 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 dating from the Heian to the Edo periods Buddhist sculpture.
SculptureImportant Cultural Property
Aizen Myōō
Japan Edo period, 17th century
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

Learning from Shards: Chinese Ceramics
Pottery shards have a great deal to teach us, including the type of clay and the techniques used in making a piece of pottery. This exhibit is the first in a series devoted to introducing the world of those broken but informative shards, which might be called the real thrill of research on ceramics.
Ceramics
Shards
Yuezhou ware
China Tang-Northern Song Dynasties, 10th century
Nezu Museum

Gallery 6

Gallery 6

Melancholy Autumn Tea
Incorporating autumn melancholy in the choice of tea utensils lifts the mood of both the host and guests at a tea gathering. Here we see an assemblage of tea utensils chosen to suit the autumn season, when leaves and grasses are withering and falling.
Lacquer
Tea Container with Autumn Flowers Design
Japan Momoyama period, 18th 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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