PLEASE NOTE: The performances for March 29th and April 26th have been switched. Please see below for more information.
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.
Painted in blue on a bluish white ground, with Oriental flowers on the outside, a sprig of lower in the well.
woman on log; man with pole; fish boat; sail boat ; harbour; sea
Snow covered Mt. Baker in background; Brown and grey abstracted landscape forms in foreground
outside the mould is cone shaped with a flat top; the interior is shaped so that it will produce stupa shaped mud clay images
black ink on cream paper; a street scene
Plate with flanged rim. Famille rose decoration: central motif spray of flowers, border: four sprays with pairs of white cranes, bianco sopra bianco. Plain back.
Black lacquer with gold design, raden shell & coral with green glass.
white body; ying-ging glaze; internally sloping foot; incised & combed decoration
Vertically fluted tea cup with alternate panels of mazarin blue and white, highlighted with gold outlines, crossover lines and dots with gilt sprig at bottom of cup.
This serving dish, with silver coloured metallic glaze, & enamel spots in green & yellow, is shaped like a leaf with veins incised.
In foreground one man is rowing a barge, another man is polling a raft on a river. On the far shore are several buildings, two gates & lamps.
three pitchers or jugs
Doll cups are printed in underglaze blue in varying degrees of clarity with the Fisherman pattern.
the centaur Chiron is shown teaching Hercules how to shoot a bow & arrow; a dead lion lies beside them
Painted in blue on a bluish white ground with a bird in an Oriental garden in the well, formal foliage on the rim.
white, purple, red, gold
head & torso, almost profile of man, Thomas Winter, who was executed in 1606
four colour woodcut
A Buddhist prayer with pencil lines for guides.
Abstract landscape of four logs & a rock on a beach
Finely carved toad with lacquer eyes. Two converging holes on bottom.
Scene of three goats on a hill
Very life like with hair & beard of horse mane. In a square case.
Plate with eight section lotiform shape, is decorated with a bird perched on a bamboo stalk with rock & prunus in underglaze blue & overglaze enamels of red, green, ochre & black
It is a snow scene. A road up the slope runs diagonally from lower right corner to upper left, bordered by houses on both sides.
white, blue; petaliform rimmed plate with interior shoulder & well sides decorated by 5 registers of floral motifs separated by flower sprays & in well center a scene from Don Quixote; raised
polychrome- blue, white, red, gilt; waisted cup with scroll handles; wasted saucer with scalloped rim
Robe is made of bright purple silk woven with a hidden floral pattern; embroidered throughout with auspicious symbols of flying phoenix(one of the 4 supernatural creatures); tree peonies(symbol of wea
Bird has flat bottom & outstretched neck. Eyes are circle-punctate & tail feathers are incised.