With Corrine Taylor. Free with admission.
The most comprehensive collection of Japanese art in Canada, historical collections feature Canadian and international works, and contemporary art collection.
Cone shape plexiglass enclosing ping pong ball set in plexiglass case on polished stainless steel stand.
An actor in a Warrior Role
one Chinese painting in ink and light blues, scene of lotus leaves, buds and single open white blossom, ink running within veins to create blurred effect. 5 line inscription at upper left corner.
bowl flares up & out from narrow base; blue & brown June glaze interior & exterior; bottom & base rim unglazed
Bamboo slats are woven to form a rectangular basket with a flat lid. Loop handles are nailed to the two ends. Basket is raised up by means of a 2cm bamboo foot ring.
Rice bowl with carinated sides . Turquoise monochrome outside, white inside decorated in Famille Rose colours.
Bellisarius after being blinded by Justinian; Bellisarius stands with arms spread out, a columned structure rises up behind him and in the foreground are segments of a broken freize and capital; Three
Bronze incense burner in the shape of a crane; feather design etched & in relief; the crane's head & neck are turned back towards the tail; the bird is squatting
this print is the same image as Beggar 3 but is reversed and as such shows a head of an African wearing a mask; the background is dark green; there is evidence of plastic doilly use for the design
Cylindrical incense burner, with lotus designs engraved on the outside, has tripod bracket feet.
An abstracted, bearded man, listening.
Abstract figure shape
scene of an interant entertainer in the foreground, with a monkey perched on his shoulder; man has a miniature shishi mask slung at his wrist ; hut & mountains in the background
white, green, purple, red; pear shaped, handle is made of two interwoven cords, no shoulder; lid is domed with a modelled twig and leaves for a finial
Abstract landscape with blue sky, a large horizontal grey form (hills?) at mid ground; foreground has green shapes with horizontal form of beige above a brown horizontal form at bottom edge
Urn or Chalice shaped, two moulded lion heads as handles flaring foot, building and trees painted on both sides of urn.
Night scene of a landscape. A wide bridge is crowded with hundreds of figures. Below the bridge are many boats carrying people. Above in the grey sky is an arch extending to the top of the image.
Seven sheep lying on the grass, two standing. Dark clouds are in the sky with a few birds flying about.
large stoneware bowl with brown glaze; yellow-blue overglaze
man watching woman undressing, foreground of woods & birds
Reed cork with tuft. Umber enamel floral motif. Brownish - grey crackled glaze
still life of flowers (roses, foxglove, cock's comb, tulips, composites) in a ceramic vase on a grey table. A moth & a bee are among the flowers.
Landscape with distant purple mountains & low green hills in background . Foreground consists of a shore (in orange, blue, brown & green) bordering a body of water (in green & brown).
teapot of brown clay in the shape of a bag with enamel decoration of white cranes & waves; fluted rim; incised lid
A short bowl with a strawberry cutting design, topped by three facets on each side. Eight petal shapes on rim & a curving handle from rim to belly, a short spout with five ridges.
Finely pencilled in light blue with Oriental figures in an architectural landscape, formal flowers, flowers & tendrils on the rim. Brown edge. There are three tendrils on the back.
Ten figures in the landscape of trees mountains & clouds.
Painted in blue & manganese purple on a bluish white ground with ferns & flowers, the so-called mimosa pattern. This pattern was named mimosa only in England.
a street at either early morning or dush; a woman sits by a table (covered, of goods to sell?); a child & other people walk along the street; to the left a man crosses a bridge
Tea dust glaze. Dark brown enamel, spout & top. Pouch shaped with two lugs one on each end. Spout & air hole on the top one at each end.