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The Gallery is home to one of the most comprehensive collections of Japanese art in Canada, historical collections featuring Canadian and international works, and exceptional contemporary art.
White jogahana lacquer with a scene from the - tale of Genji - painted on in red, brown & green. A very rare example of white lacquer.
landscape showing sunset on a lake
An old man, bent with age, wearing a hat, beard, cape & using a walking stick, walks along a trail in a windy landscape.
Kinchaku (a) phoenix design, silk lining. Netsuke (b) circular , ivory, phoenix centre of silver or shibuichi. Also on face plate of snap.
man with pipe leading boy on a donkey
On a rocky hillside an old man sits under a bank of exposed tree roots. He is reading a book & off to the right in a sort of cave is a table.
In style this robe looks rather like the bridal coat shown in J. Vollmer's Five Colours of the Universe, which was used to illustrate the element fire (one of the frontispieces).
geometric abstract composition; white wave on mauve backround on a white background
rectangular shape in the form of a bamboo container
landscape showing Lake Louise in the foreground & the mountains & glacier behind it; a sailboat is sailing on the lake
decorated with cobalt blue; letters CONF TACINT on central body
teapot in the shape of a house, of grey clay, with enamel decoration of birds & flowering cherry/plum trees
quatrefoil x-section; triangular, plan view; part of a wooden stem fragment still attached
white, purple, red, gold
white, blue; petaliform rim with elaborate diaper border
Sleeping Venus & Adonis surrounded by cupids & mythological figure.
Square dish with central medallion, flower encircled in floral ring; floral inner band; floral branch exterior sides; moulded floral design, inner well
Large gold clock, Napoleon on a horse statue on top.
During the Ayuthya period, Buddha was often depicted wearing royal adornments.
House & bridge
polychrom; scalloped rim
polychrome- white, green, pink, purple, yellow, red
Oriental style tea bowl/wine cup is printed in underglaze blue with the Fisherman pattern with elaborate border design on inside of bowl. For pattern See G.
A summer court hat decorated with silk & white jade.
Several small figures in a landscape of meadows & trees
Tall cabinet clock & inner workings
A lounging Venus with a cupid on each side.
white, purple, red, gold
miniature thanka depicts a Buddhist deity
White flowers drooping in a vase set on a red tablecloth.