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Concurrent Exhibitions

Concurrent Exhibitions

During "Beautiful Lives: Birds and Flowers in Japanese and East Asian Art " (Saturday, September 7 - Monday, November 4, 2019)

Gallery 2

Gallery 2

Beautiful Lives: Birds and Flowers in Japanese and East Asian Art (cont'd)
Please enjoy the paintings of Ming and Qing dynasties and Edo period.
Paintings
Autumn Flowers
By Qian Weicheng
China Qing dynasty. 18th 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

Sword Fittings: Amazing Techniques
This gallery introduces fuchigashira (pairs of sword hilts and pommels) and other sword fittings from the Mitsumura Collection, the largest collection of sword fittings in Japan. Experience the beauty that blooms in these miniature worlds, a mere four centimeters long.
Metalwork / Armor and Equipment
Collar and Pommel with Plum and Chrysanthemum Design
By Gotō Ichijō
Japan Edo period, 19th century
Nezu Museum

Gallery 6

Gallery 6

Tea in the Autumn
Under the lunar calendar, the ninth month was known as the “month of long nights,” since the nights grew longer, day by day. Enjoy the arrival of autumn through this assemblage of seasonal tea utensils.
Ceramics
Tea Bowl with Dragonfly Design
Vietnam, 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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