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 wooded scene of a creek running through the trees.
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.
dish of woven design in grey clay with enamel decoration of chrysanthemums on the side & plum blossoms in the centre
Blue on white;round;double band blue border pattern;central crest; Crest-Bailey of Co. Wicklow, Ireland; Motto: Quid Clarius Astris
Painted in blue, yellow & manganese on a bluish white ground with a Chinaman in an architectural Oriental landscape in the well within formal diaper band.
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
Finely carved toad with lacquer eyes. Two converging holes on bottom.
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
This is a shorter coat made of plain red silk, with a blue silk border, and embroidered in various shades of blue, red, yellow & green motifs of butterflies(symbol of joy & summer, also wishes
Yellow bushes in foreground; trees in background
central image of a prarie grain elevator, in foreground is a green field with flowers; a fence borders the field, separating it from the elevator; blue sky with clouds
Small circular container with a red base color and an abstract decoration; etched and painted; base and interior are black
Base uneven, bulbous body decorated with floral design, tall straight neck, with a ceramic 'ring' on each side, lip wavy. Green & brown glaze. Iron banding on top of ash glaze
intaglio and relief from etched plates, black aquatint as described by George Wallace
head & shoulders of a youngish woman, Emily Carr; the subject is wearing a head band; face is turned slightly to the right; in brown tones
Square cane insert in back panel, carved framework. roses in carving.
Painted in green on a white ground with a stylized flower in the center. Quarter portion of similar flowers in each corner.
Plain, bluish white glaze, moulded with a human face on front.
Portrait of Carracci as a young man
polychrome on white; design is of flowers, roses, violets etc; domed lid has a flower bud finial; bowl is straight sided with a slight taper & rounded into the base; the bowl has 1 major grouping
six petal celadon bowl with raised floral design in the interior well; narrow base
The shrine is an example of Meiji era shrine carpentry, combining several styles of Shinto architecture: Taisha, Kasuga and Otori as well as exhibiting Chinese and Buddhist influences. Elevated on st
jade archer's ring green shade;
bowl with relief lotus petal design on the exterior
Rocks - blues, greys & browns, against water & sky.
exterior is lotus petal shaped though one of the three petals is missing; the back has a raised protuberance for holding; inside each remaining petal there is a Buddhist deity within a round raised ar
two birds are sitting on branches of a broken tree; on the left is a long tailed parakeet, on the right is a bird with blue & green plummage, a short tail & a small hooked yellow-orange beak
Bud & vine motif outer ring, grape & squirrel inner ring motif
scarecrow dressed in patchwork clothing & hat; yellow ochres in background
Three standing figures; one with branches and leaves in his hair the other two talk to each other; building facades flank figures