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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.
; (statues of Ebisu & Daikoko are given as souvenirs to people who donate to the shrine)
fish shape engraved with fin, eye, scales one surface and bar mechanism on the other;
Carved netsuke of a dancer with long black hair. Figure has a revolving face that shows one smiling face and one serious face, holding a fan in her proper left hand.
This collaborative, process oriented sculpture is comprised of twenty pieces on six glass shelves. It was produced as a mail art project or conversation in objects between the two artists.
Colour: black, ochre, pale green, grey & pale grey ink
Painted terra-cotta figure of Adi-Buddha, primordial Buddha. Case silver not of good quality. Front tooled, floral & eight auspicious symbols & gazelles, copper back.
Standing figure portrait of John Fryer. Figure wears a grey 3 piece suit with a white pin striped shirt and red tie.
A gold belt plaque with a circle in the middle with a raised edge and the same design in reverse on each side. Each side is rounded and mildly scalloped.
light blue with black satin border embroidered with floral motifs, butterflies & an undetermined symbol; above this is another band embroidered in a zig-zag pattern in blues & green; lining un
Woodcut print mounted as a Christmas card depicting winter with snow laden church with steeple and cross.
woman musician with shamisen. Dark ink tone hair & design on robe.
Shallow oval shaped gilt dish with cut away and embossed overall patterning. - one of a pair
A bronze attachment of a cowrie shell - the rounded, egg shaped shell of a group of sea snails with a long, narrow aperture or slit along the centre, here, crossed by a line of short horizontal groove
The subject, Noli me Tangere (Latin for, do not touch me), comes from John XX. Jesus appears to Mary Magdalen outside his tomb & says to her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father.
Flat base & angle below the rim, pale stoneware body, grey/brown iron glaze.
white silk over a light wooden core; embroidered flower & scroll patterns in silver thread; little mirrors are regularly spaced on the hat; flat cut-out designs of a butterfly, feathers & moth
squat, circular vase with short narrow neck. circular oriented embossed patterns decorate the wide shoulders;