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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.
A gilt bronze belt plaque or ornament that would adorn a horse bridle or saddle.
square, dish with square interior well; square bottomed lid tapering up to square finial; beaded rim on dish & corners of lid Pattern: California; Beaded Grape; Nova Scotia Beaded Grape; No. 15059
Exhibition component consisting of a double frame black and white image of a man in the back seat of a car and a truck. Colour: black; white
bowl- round, straight, slightly flared sides; stem- scalloped columns; foot-rayed design; lid domed with finial Pattern: Stippled Swirl and Star; No. 200
Low table with carved trim, carved brackets on base.
circular two-sided coin; dragon on one side, sun on other;
Painted in blue, green, yellow, manganese & red on a bluish white ground with a Chinese figure in a garden of huge peonies & flowers behind a fence in the well. Formal motifs on the rim.
One of a set of "on scene" sketches produced by the artist when he appeared as a "artist ghost" in the film "Keyhole, 2011", by Canadian director Guy Maddin.
Ovoid A-B cross-section; clear glass overlaid with blue. Chrysanthemum spray, on one side and cherry branch on the other side.
a cormorant with wings spread, standing on a rock, rear view
insects resting on flowering tree branch
volcano spewing lava or steam
creamy green grey; representational head of a person; skull elongated to the back; right ear rim is pierced with 4 holes; no left ear or neck
A gilt silver (?) belt plaque depicting two recumbent hooved animals, each with a fan-shaped forelock, facing each other beneath a tree.
Diptych depicts a steam train at Yatsunoyama in Tokyo, stopped on an embankment over the water.
people & Red River carts & teepee outside of Upper Fort Gary
painting is in two parts which join together; one part depicts Marat in his bathtub
A bronze tubular fitting with gold inlay of intricate design, inlcuding serpentine or dragon-like forms.
Print with an abstract shaped impression and deep etched details. Colour: blue; grey
Fob is a small circular medallion depicting a Roman head in relief with well-defined features.
Plain green glaze, ovoid body, small neck
Bottle has squarish shoulders tapering to the base with a very small foot. It is decorated with a carved, painted and incised relief of courtiers.
Container has a hollow base with concentric ridges or rings and narrows into a pedestal that supports a bowl-like container with rim.
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