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.
Box has a rounded body with a fitted domed lid with a small finial at top centre. There is a short straight foot on the base.
diptych; A large bird (phoenix) struggles with a black cat(?). Two figures watch from the background as does a figure high in the branches of an enormous tree.
Part A consists of a large 6 petalled flower flanked by a smaller flower.
Ferrule has an oval cross-section and a horizontal band around circumference just above centre. It is inlaid with a silver design of four entwined pi-hsieh or dragons and scroll like motifs.
A bronze zoomorphic belt hook with gilt and silver inlay of intricate design.
large red canvas with cutout rectangles and squares & varied painted grey rectangles & squares
elongated spikes, various shaped ends SC666.10-12, hammers and shuttle not entered, need paris no.
Oblong opium box with champered corners (eight sided) has two separate lidded compartments. Top compartment has a long sleeve with a space in the bottom to accommodate a second plain lidded box.
A torso shaped vase of smoky brown colour. The stylized handles are made of smoky brown & white swirled glass.
depiction of three figures relaxing: one woman in a window, one woman reading and another individual sleeping.
Kabuki actor wearing a red robe & holding a sword
Bronze belt hook in the shape of an animal, possibly and ungulate (hooved animal), with a narrow elongated body and folded legs, with its head turned backwards.
skull protector; probably military or for a fire brigade member; straps- for support; iron covered with cotton; one side has a circle with a character inside (a mon?) in black
Cream coloured bowl with curved sides and short foot has delicate blue underglaze designs: interior with lotus scroll band below a narrow diamond band at rim and central double vajra; exterior with lo
Image is of a set up for a Go game with a board and containers of pieces. Japanese characters at top left.
Twin to SC493; square, geometric border in purple cream and green; circular centre with 2 stylized birds(cranes?) facing each other; one pink and one cream; vegetation around them, stylized design bet
abstract of yellow forms on white, black, blue & pink
sitting man holding a staff; spiral design on bottom
Thank you for your interest in the Teacher Resource Guide!X