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Power of Pattern: Hand in Hand with Technique (Saturday, January 8 – Sunday, February 13, 2022)

Gallery 2

Gallery 2

Power of Pattern: Hand in Hand with Technique (cont'd)
When the same design is rendered using different techniques, what variations can we see? Please enjoy the differences amang metalwork, laquer and ceramics with the dragon and phoenix and the peony designs.
Ceramics
Meiping Style Vase with Dragon and Phoenix Design
Jingdezhen ware
JChina Yuan Dynasty, 14th 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.Gallery 3 presents a special exhibition of wooden sculptures of Buddhas with the colors and motifs applied to their surfaces in comparatively good condition.
Sculpture
Standing Fudō-myōō (Acalanātha)
Japan Kamakura period, 13th 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 BC) dynasty vessels, the pinnacle production period of this medium.
Archaeological MaterialsImportant Cultural Property
Double-Ram Zun
Bronze
China; probably Hunan province, 13-11th centuries B.C.
Nezu Museum

Gallery 5

Gallery 5

One Hundred Camellias, with the Debut of House of Pleasure
Exhibiting the One Hundred Camellias scrolls is our custom at the start of the year. This year they are joined by the unveiling of their contemporary, the House of Pleasure screen, which also dates from the early Edo period.
Paintings
House of Pleasure
Japan Edo period, 17th century
Nezu Museum

Gallery 6

Gallery 6

First Tea Gathering: Celebrating the New Year
The first tea gathering of the year celebrates the arrival of the new year with an auspicious assemblage of tea utensils.
Ceramics
Fresh Water Container with Pine, Bamboo and Plum Design
Jingdezhen ware, shonzui type
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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