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.
hexagonal stem changing direction near top; plain clear rim; most of body is patterned with deeply cut diamonds Pattern: Diamond Sawtooth
A canvas and board cover sketchbook, tan, with AMOS written in red, encircled, at the BRC of the cover. Spine reads VICTORIA SKETCHBOOK in red ink.
Blade shape - Shinogi-zukuri, tsuba is decorated with gold flowers & butterflies; copper pommel. Hilt is wrapped in ray skin & bound with black cloth tape.
Colour: black; black brown; dark green; grey brown
two handled bowl with slightly flared, high base stem; design worked on a transparent nashiji or opaque gold fundame
Tile: figures in architectural landscapes within speckled manganese border, one-quarter rosette corners.
Carving is densely ornate with horses against a rocky mountain strewn with foliage the amber of semi-translucent reddish-brown tone.
landscape, abstraction with water and rocks in foreground in blue, grey, blurry forms in background in paler grey,
A delicate bronze attachment in the shape of a dragon.
Inuit inscription translates: 2 owls trying to step (or steal), the mans rope will be grabbed by the owl.
A lotus bud; with outer petals partly open and with incised veining;
A gilt bronze belt plaque of triangular shape with rounded surface and edges and with a large perforation (to attach?) in the centre. Green corrosion covers most of the surface.
Cup is shaped like a peach with a parrot curled around the exterior at one side forming a handle; underglaze blue decoration includes details on the bird, an insect motif on the exterior of bowl and b
City marketplace scene with people, a bridge and Fujiyama with snow in backgound. Colour: multicolour
abstracted image of a samurai with sword and elements of armour in bold colours. Colour: yellow; blue; black; red
city scene in spring depicting a street with buildings, pedestrians and trees in blossom
profile- torso of a man, possibly a soldier wearing what looks like a WWI German soldier's uniform & helmet
oval vessel with one handle & opening at opposite end; handle is decorated with circular motifs; body is plain, no decoration; base has eight cushions around edge
Iron glaze, prunus decor. Unglazed central ring. Back is olive glaze, footrim unglazed.
A village that has trees on both sides and there is a horse and cart in the middle of the picture.
A bronze belt hook in the shape of a rabbit (hook is the head of a feline).