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Concurrent Exhibitions

Concurrent Exhibitions

Suzuki Kiitsu's Mountain Streams in Summer and Autumn (Wednesday, November 3 - Sunday, December 19, 2021)

Gallery 2

Gallery 2

Suzuki Kiitsu's Mountain Streams in Summer and Autumn (cont'd)
This gallery presents a choice selection of Kiitsu’s works, overflowing with diverse charm, executed with brilliant technique.
Painting
Tanabata, Star Festival Floral-fan Messenger
By Suzuki Kiitsu
Japan Edo period, 19th century
Private Collection

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 ancient gilded Buddhist statues and Buddhist implements from China and Korea.
Sculpture
Buddha Pentad
China Tang Dynasty, 8th 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

The Lure of Ink and Brush: Zen Priests' Calligraphy
Calligraphy by Zen priests has long fascinated, with texts, both poetry and prose, that go beyond religious subjects. Here is your opportunity to enjoy both the calligraphy, filled with the individuality of the eminent Zen masters who produced it, and the richly varied content.
Calligraphy
Poem by Du Fu
By Yezhou Daoxian
China Yuan dynasty, 14th century
Nezu Museum

Gallery 6

Gallery 6

Opening the Hearth: A Celebratory Tea Gathering
In November, as we welcome winter, the hearth is opened in the tea room and its arrangements are changed. We have prepared an assemblage of elegant tea implements suitable for the “Opening the Hearth” tea gathering.
Metalwork / Armor and Equipment
Kettle of Semehimo type
Temmyō ware
Japan Muromachi-Momoyama periods, 16th 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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