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 large square block with a carving of fungus on top. Toned with brown pigment.
black; double spouted jar with bridge handle, spheriodal body with modelled motif of a puma on seed ground, footed base
Bulbous body, straight neck, foot rim.
The foreground is a woodyard with a few buildings & piles of wooden logs. In a shack three men are working on a tree stump
Samurai helmet for display on Boy's Day Festival in May.
Central image is a house, at the front steps is a grouping of a seated figure & two standing, Large trees are on either side of the house, another building is visible at the right.
Oval-shaped bronze bowl with inlays of dragons, lozenges etc, has lug handles, one on each side & one on the lid.
boston Ivy with bamboo
interior scene; a woman sitting on a stool is playing a harp; at her feet is a mandolin ?
Each one of these countless statuettes called ushabtis epitomises the whole of ancient Egypt: blessed magical by virtue of its shape as a divine mummy and rural and mundane by virtue of the two hoes w
Painted in blue on a bluish white ground with a parrot perched on a shrub beside a rock in an Oriental garden, flanked by insects on the outside of the bowl, stylized rock formation in the well.
black & white print depicting Douglas Fir trees
Small scarab with hole drilled through center. Cartouche on bottom.
A farm scene with sheep in a manger & chicken pecking the ground in front. Thatched roof on manger.
Old man with hat seated on horse; on base
There are traces of vermillion paint on the sculpture, a square hole in lions back for support post.
rural landscape with a man fishing in a stream . This is a very picturesque view in Wales or on the borders.
Vertically fluted coffee cups with alternate panels of mazarin blue & white highlighted with gilt outlines, crossover lines & dots.
pale green glazed grey pot with three bands and two large jutting lugs; glaze does not reach the bottom; three raised ridges across body with wavy lines incised between; lopsided
The Virgin Mary, together with St. Mary Magdalene & St. Francis mourn over the body of the dead Christ
Mottled shades of purple, lavender, inside and outside, however rim is green and brown; saucer is flat with slightly raised rim and base
Teapot & lid are both decorated with Chinese style floral sprays in famille rose enamels (polychrome) scattered on a white ground.
Repeated pattern of shrimp in white reserve on indigo.
female nude kneeling in front of a round window dressing her hair
Round, shallow plate painted with floral decoration in the well & around the scallop - edged rim, three concentric circles on the back of the plate, holes in footrim to accommodate hanging wire.
yellowy tan colour; unglazed; small lip; round shape
rectangular vase with enamelled design three sides - has Japanese characters, clouds, & borders of red, green, blue & yellow bands. One side has no enamel but a series of incised characters.
white, blue, gold;scene of fisherman & scene of junk"; gilt rim and gilt band in an elaborate border; small landscape in the base of the well
Five instruments, eg. nail file, tweezers, pick, on separate chains & attached to a main chain. Some filigree, turquoise matrix insets.
Man in singlet sowing grain